Born on September 19, 1989, George Chelston Springer III is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Major League Baseball Toronto Blue Jays (MLB). From 2014 until 2020, he was a member of the Houston Astros.
Springer was picked by the Astros in the first round (11th overall) in the 2011 MLB draft. In 2014, he made his MLB debut with the Astros. Springer has mostly played right field, although he has also seen time in center field.
Springer was born in New Britain, Connecticut, and is of Puerto Rican and Panamanian origin.
Springer attended the University of Connecticut and was voted Big East Conference Baseball Player of the Year as well as a First Team All-American.
Springer was an MLB All-Star, Silver Slugger Award winner, and World Series champion in 2017. He was also voted the 2017 World Series MVP after hitting a record-tying five home runs (Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley did it in 1977 and 2009, respectively) as the Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in seven games. In both 2018 and 2019, he was named an All-Star.
George Springer Current Team
George Springer is a right fielder for Toronto Blue Jays in the MLB, a six-year deal that he signed on January 23, 2021, for $150 million.