32-year-old Jacob Daniel Stallings was born on December 22, 1989, he is an American professional baseball catcher for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
He made his MLB debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2016. In 2021, Stallings won the Gold Glove Award and Fielding Bible Award. After the 2021 season, the Pirates traded Stallings to Miami.
Stallings made his professional debut that same year with the State College Spikes where he batted .230/.324/.332 in 66 games. He also played in one game for the Altoona Curve at the end of the season.
In 2013, he played for the Bradenton Marauders where he hit .219 with six home runs and 23 RBIs in 78 games, and in 2014, he returned to Bradenton where he batted .241 with four home runs and 30 RBIs in 68 games.
In 2020, Stallings batted .248/.326/.376 for the Pirates with three home runs and 18 RBIs. He had the slowest time from home plate to first base of all major-leaguers, at 5.09.
On July 17, 2021, Stallings hit a walk-off grand slam to beat the New York Mets 9–7, the third walk-off grand slam in PNC Park history. Stallings finished the 2021 season batting .246/.335/.369 with eight home runs and 53 RBIs in 113 games.
He won the Gold Glove Award and Fielding Bible Award that year. On November 29, 2021, the Pirates traded Stallings to the Miami Marlins for Zach Thompson and minor leaguers Kyle Nicolas and Connor Scott.
His salary for the 2022 season was decided in an arbitration hearing on June 18. He requested $3.1 million, and was awarded $2.45 million.