Hunter William Dozier is a Major League Baseball third baseman for the Kansas City Royals in the United States.
After playing collegiate baseball at Stephen F. Austin State University, the Royals selected Dozier eighth overall in the first round of the 2013 MLB draft. In 2016, he made his MLB debut.
How Old Is Hunter Dozier?
Hunter Dozier is 30 years old. He was born on August 22, 1991.
Dozier graduated from Denton High School in Denton, Texas, where he was a member of the baseball and American football teams.
In baseball, he was a shortstop, and in football, he was a quarterback. In his junior year, he injured his collarbone, which limited his football career.
In his senior year of high school, he concentrated on baseball with the goal of playing collegiate baseball.
Dozier continued his baseball career at Stephen F. Austin State University, where he was a member of the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks baseball team.
He was selected Player of the Year in the Southland Conference in 2013 and was a finalist for the Brooks Wallace Award, which is presented yearly to the finest shortstop in collegiate baseball.
In the 2013 Major League Baseball draft, the Royals selected Dozier with the eighth overall pick. Dozier signed with the Royals for a $2.2 million signing bonus, which was less than the pick’s slot value of $3,117,800.
He reported to the Royals’ Arizona League complex before joining the Rookie-level Pioneer League’s Idaho Falls Chukars.
In August, he was promoted to the Lexington Legends of the South Atlantic League’s Class A division. Between Idaho Falls and Lexington, he hit.308 with seven home runs and 52 RBIs in 69 games.
Dozier started the 2014 season with the Wilmington Blue Rocks of the Carolina League’s Class A-Advanced division. On June 18, the Royals assigned him to the Class AA Texas League’s Northwest Arkansas Naturals.