Elvis Augusto Andrus Torres is a Venezuelan-American professional baseball shortstop who currently plays for the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball.
Torres was born on August 26, 1988, in the United States (MLB). He started his Major League Baseball career with the Texas Rangers and played for them for a total of 12 years.
Before the start of the 2007 season, Baseball America ranked him as the second-best prospect the Atlanta Braves had in their system.
At the age of twenty, Andrus was able to secure the starting shortstop spot for the Texas Rangers in 2009. He has been named to the All-Star team twice.
Andrus was the son of Emilio and Elvia Andrus and was born in the city of Maracay in Venezuela. Emilio Andrus was a university professor who passed away when Elvis was seven years old. Elvis was named after him.
He has two elder brothers, Erold and Erikson, both of whom are older than him. Some Venezuelan families choose to honour non-Venezuelan celebrities by naming their children after them;
Nevertheless, Andrus has stated that he is unsure whether or not he was named after Elvis Presley. Andrus claimed: “I questioned my mother on several occasions,
but she never responded to any of my inquiries. It’s possible that my dad enjoyed Elvis Presley. Regarding this, I have my doubts.”
How Much Does Elvis Andrus Make?
His yearly compensation is $15,000,000 on average. Andrus will be paid a base salary of $6,750,000 in 2022, with an additional $7,000,000 in bonus pay.