Who is Aubrey Huff?
Aubrey Huff is a skilled and outstanding player from America. He has proved to be an excellent athlete playing in MLB (Major League Baseball) as a competitive baseball player. He had played for several teams. Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Houston Astros, Baltimore Orioles, Detroit Tigers, and the San Francisco Giants are the teams he played from. He involved the teams from 2000 to 2012 i.e. he played for 12 years. Being one of the successful players, he is also among the famous baseball player.
Moreover, Aubrey retired from his career winning the World Championships for two years; 2010 and 2012, with the San Francisco Giants. In his overall career, he had an average of .278 with 242 home runs, as well as 904 RBIs.
Aubrey Huff was born on December 20, 1976, in Marion, Ohio, US, as Aubrey Lewis Huff III. He was born to his father Aubrey II, and his mother Fonda Huff. He grew up along with his sister Angela. Aubrey has the birth sign of Sagittarius.
Besides, he holds an American nationality. With a height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.93 m, 193 cm), and weigh about 104 kg (230 lbs), he has been able to maintain his body fit and healthy.
Early Life of Aubrey Huff
At an early age, Aubrey had a misery. Just at the age of six, his father died. So, he along with his sister raised up from a single mother.
Despite this, he had an interest in playing baseball from an early age. He repeatedly rehearsed baseball in his yard. Moreover, his mother kept batting cage with lights for his smoothness in practice. He embedded the Texas Rangers from an early age and also visited the games.
Furthermore, for his education, firstly, he joined Mineral Wells High School. Later, when he moved to Fort Worth along with his family, he joined Brewer High School. During his school, he played basketball. However, he became selected to the All-District baseball team. He certified in 1995 from the school.
Later, Aubrey enrolled at Vernon College for two years. During college, he became the Most Valuable Player in 1996. He then moved to the University of Miami. During the University, he made several remarkable records. He completed his college averaging .400 batting and a .719 slugging percentage. Moreover, Aubrey conscripted to the University of Miami Sports Hall of Fame.
Minor League Career
Aubrey Huff drove towards his career from an early age only. After his university, Tampa Bay Devils Rays‘ selected him for the MLB, in 1998. In 1998, he played form the Charleston RiverDogs and batted .321 with 85 hits. In the next year, he played from the Orlando Rays. Moreover, he became a Southern League postseason All-Star. He played in a total of 133 games with the team and batted .301 along with 148 hits and 40 doubles. Similarly, in 2000, he played with the Durham Bulls. He hitted129, and 36 doubles batting .316, in a total of 108 games played. Also, he became the International League Rookie of the Year.
Major League Career
In 2000, the Devil Rays chose Aubrey for the third baseman. He played with the team for the first time on August 2, though lost to Cleveland Indians. Then, after two days, he hit his first career hit in opposition to Jose Mercedes. Likewise, he played 39 games, hitting .287 with 35 hits.
Aubrey played for six years with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. In 2001, he completed the season with 102 hits, and 25 doubles batting .248. Besides, he played at Durham in the initial of Durham where he played 17 games and batted .288 with 19 hits.
Sadly, in 2002, he had to miss the first month as he suffered from a broken cheekbone. However, he ranked tenth in the American League batting an average of .313, with 142 hits, 25 doubles, 23 home runs, as well as 59 RBIs. Similarly, in 2003, he played 162 games batting .311 and played 157 games in 2004. Likewise, he batted .261 in 148 games in 2005, and batted .283 in 63 games, in 2006.
Furthermore, Houston Astros obtained Aubrey from the Tampa Rays in 2006. There, he played in a total of 67 games batting .267 along with 121 hits. Then, for 2007, he signed a contract of three years with the Baltimore Orioles worth $20 million. He played the season 2007, 2008, and 2009, as in August of 2019, he played from the Detroit Tigers. With the Tigers, he played 150 games, averaging 129 hits, as well as 30 doubles, batting .241.
Eventually, for three years, 2010, 2011, and 2012, he played from the San Francisco Giants. Though in 2012, he was offered from a $10 million club option for being a free agent, he accepted $2 million buyouts.
Personal Life of Aubrey Huff
About his personal life, Aubrey Huff is a divorced man. He tied a knot with Barbara Heaton on January 27, 2007. Moreover, the couple had two sons together; Jayce Huff, and Jagger Huff. However, Aubrey filed a divorce after five years on January 31.
Presently, Aubrey is not engaged in any relationship. Also, he is not rumored to be linked up with girls. He is probably focussing on himself.
Aubrey Huff has gained massive popularity from his professional career. Likewise, along with gaining name and fame, he has earned a decent amount of money. His net worth is estimated to be about $26 million. Furthermore, Aubrey has recently bought a newly built beach house worth $2.1 million.