George Chelston Springer III, born September 19, 1989, is an American professional baseball outfielder for the Major League Baseball Toronto Blue Jays (MLB). He was a member of the Houston Astros from 2014 to 2020.
Springer was selected by the Astros in the first round (11th overall) of the 2011 Major League Baseball draft. He made his MLB debut with the Astros in 2014. Springer has usually played right field, but he has also played center field.
Springer is of Puerto Rican and Panamanian descent and was born in New Britain, Connecticut. Springer played baseball at the University of Connecticut, where he was named Big East Conference Baseball Player of the Year and a First Team All-American.
Springer was an All-Star in 2017, as well as a Silver Slugger Award winner and World Series champion. He was also named the 2017 World Series MVP after hitting a record-tying five home runs as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers in seven games (Reggie Jackson and Chase Utley did it in 1977 and 2009, respectively). He was selected as an All-Star in both 2018 and 2019.
George Springer Height
Springer is currently 6’3″ ft tall.