Ronnie Dawson, born Ronnie Silas Dawson Jr. happens to be a professional baseball player in the major leagues. He plays as an outfielder for the Cincinnati Reds baseball team. He is 1.88 m tall and weighs 98 kg.
He was born in Grove City, Ohio in the USA. He played baseball for his high school at Licking Heights High School located in Pataskala, Ohio. Before he got into college, he was named by the Columbus Dispatch as their All-Metro Team Player of the Year.
He played college baseball for the Ohio State Buckeyes at the Ohio State University. Before he graduated from high school, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Orleans Firebirds of the Cape Cod Baseball League in 2015 and he was named a league All-Star.
He was drafted in the 2016 MLB draft by the Houston Astros. He signed with the Astros for a $1,056,800 signing bonus. He made his professional debut that season with the Tri-City ValleyCats of the Class A Short Season New York-Penn League.
The Astros called him up to the majors in April 2021 and he made his MLB debut for the Astros on April 14, 2021, when they played against the Detroit Tigers. The Cincinnati Reds acquired him in December 2021 through a Rule 5 draft.
How Much Does Ronnie Dawson Make?
Ronnie Dawson currently earns an annual salary of $700,000 per his contract with the Cincinnati Reds.