Garrett Patrick Stubbs is a Major League Baseball catcher for the Philadelphia Phillies in the United States. He formerly played for the Houston Astros in Major League Baseball.
Stubbs played college baseball for the University of Southern California Trojans, receiving the 2015 Johnny Bench Award as the top collegiate catcher in the country.
Stubbs was drafted in the eighth round of the 2015 MLB Draft by the Astros. In 2019, he made his major league debut.
T. Pat and Marti Jo Stubbs raised Stubbs, who was born on May 26, 1993, in San Diego, California.
Stubbs is Jewish, and he was one of four Jewish MLB players in the 2021 World Series, which set a new record.
Garrett and his younger brother C. J. were both active kids who started playing baseball at a young age and went on to participate in music, art competitions, and theater.
Stubbs’ father established a touring team for local players to continue their development outside of the Little League season when he was a kid because that was the only way for kids his age to play baseball.
Stubbs’ stepfather, Fred Shuey, was a successful college baseball player, and Shuey arranged for a young Stubbs to train his technique with former Major League Baseball (MLB) catcher Ed Herman.
Torrey Pines High School caught both Stubbs brothers.
C. J., who went to Torrey Pines and USC with Stubbs, was drafted in the 10th round of the 2019 MLB Draft by the Astros and has mostly played catcher and first base in the minors.
During the offseason, Stubbs lives in California with Matt Chapman, the former Oakland Athletics third baseman who currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays.
How Much Does Garrett Stubbs Make?
Garrett Stubbs makes an annual average salary of $704,500.