Tyler Austin was born on Friday, September 6, 1991, in Conyers, Georgia. Austin was 24 years old when he broke into the big leagues on August 13, 2016, with the New York Yankees. His biographical data, year-by-year hitting stats, fielding stats, pitching stats (where applicable), career totals, uniform numbers, salary data and miscellaneous items-of-interest are presented by Baseball Almanac on this comprehensive Tyler Austin baseball stats page.
" What about superstitions? Do you have any? Favorite TV show growing up? Scooby-Doo, gotta be. How about now? Duck Dynasty." - Columnist Josh Norris in The Trentonian (07/10/2013, Q&A with Thunder outfielder Tyler Austin from Eastern League All-Star Game , Source )
Tyler Austin Autograph on a 2013 Bowman Inception Baseball Card (#PA-TA)
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|2016 New York Yankees||26||$507,500.00||-||-|
|2017 New York Yankees||26||$544,000.00||-||-|
|2018 New York Yankees||26||$559,500.00||-||-|
|2018 Minnesota Twins||31||" "||-||-|
|2019 Minnesota Twins||31||$568,600.00||-||-|
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|2019 Milwaukee Brewers||29||" "||-||-|
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Did you know that Tyler Austin was the fourth
New York Yankees
hit a home run in his first at-bat
? Too easy? Did you know that the very next batter,
, was also making his Major League debut and when he also
homered in his first at-bat
, they became the
pair of players to hit back-to-back homers in their first big league at-bats in baseball history?
Tyler Austin & Aaron Judge | 2016 Topps Now Baseball Card (#351) | Baseball Almanac Collection
Before making baseball history with the Bronx Bombers , Tyler Austin was a 17-year old kid at Heritage High School (Conyers, GA), battling testicular cancer (a fast-growing teratoma tumor), learning lessons from 7-time Tour de France winner Lance Armstrong! The Daily News wrote:
Yankees prospect Tyler Austin beats testicular cancer, becomes one of Bombers most highly-rated prospects and could reach Majors by 2014
While Tyler fought his illness, baseball scouts were still visiting the familys home in Conyers, Ga., about 25 miles east of Atlanta. The family made medical information packets, complete with test results, so each team that dropped by knew how Tyler was doing.
We were going to be honest, Kim says.
Tyler had successful surgery to remove the tumor and his prognosis was helped by the fact that he complained quickly after feeling pain and his cancer was discovered early. It hadnt spread. His doctors sent biopsies and test results to Armstrongs doctors to see if they thought Tyler needed chemotherapy, too. He did not.
A week after the surgery, and only a few days after having his stitches removed, Tyler was in San Diego, playing in a major high school showcase game. When his face was shown on the big scoreboard screen at Petco Park, his parents could tell he was in pain, but he played anyway.
No wonder Kim says the best word to describe her son is tenacious.
Source of Excerpt: The New York Daily News. Anthony McCarron. February 11, 2013. Please read the full story .
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