Aaron Boone Biography
Aaron Boone whose birth name is Aaron John Boone.The American baseball great was born into a family that is well grounded in baseball.
Boone was an All-Star in 2003, and hit a series-winning walk off home run in the 2003 American League Championship Series. From 2010 to 2017, Boone was employed by ESPN as a game analyst and was a color commentator for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball coverage, as well as a contributor to Baseball Tonight. In December 2017, the Yankees hired Boone to become the 33rd manager in franchise history.
Aaron Boone Age
Aaron was born on March 9, 1973 in La Mesa, California.He celebrates his birthday on the month of March 9th. He is currently 46 years old as of 2019.
Aaron Boone Family
The Boones are one of the most respected families in the history of American Major League Baseball. Aaron’s grandfather Ray was a successful baseball player, his father Bob is a former catcher and baseball manager while his brother Brett is a renowned All-Star and four-time winner of Gold Gloves.
Aaron Boone Height|Weight
Aaron Boone has an average height and weight. He has an estimated height of 1.88 meters and weighs 93 kg as of 2019.Boone Photo
Aaron Boone Wife
Aaron Boone is married to former Playboy Playmate (Miss October 1998) Laura Cover. They tied the knot in 2002 and have four children two biological Brandon and Bella, and two adopted Jeanel and Sergot.
Laura Cover was born in Bucyrus, Ohio on 6th May 1977. She became a Playboy model without any experience in the field.
Aaron Boone Career
Later in 1994, Boone was ready to go pro and was subsequently selected by The Cincinnati Reds in the third round of the 1994 MLB draft. However, it wasn’t until 1997 that he made his MLB debut. His career-high hit of 26 home runs came in 2002 when he played in all 162 games. In addition to being named The Reds most valuable player in 2012, Aaron Boone appeared in the 2003 MLB All-Star Game and joined The New York Yankees the same year, hitting .254 with a .720 OPS, six home runs, and 31 RBIs.
In 2004, he penned a two-year contract with the Cleveland Indians with earnings of $600,000 for the 2004 season as well as, $3 million for the 2005 season.
In addition to the aforementioned, Aaron Boone also played with Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, and Houston Astros during his active years as a baseball player. He retired in 2009 after an open-heart surgery. Retired but not tired, Aaron Boone went into broadcasting, working with top sports channels like ESPN and later landed a job to coach The Yankees, replacing Joe Girardi as their new manager on December 4, 2017.
Aaron Boone Home Run
Aaron Boone was an All-Star in 2003, and hit a series-winning walk-off home run in the 2003 American League Championship Series. From 2010 to 2017, Boone was employed by ESPN as a game analyst and was a color commentator for ESPN’s Sunday Night Baseball coverage, as well as a contributor to Baseball Tonight. In December 2017, the Yankees hired Boone to become the 33rd manager in franchise history.
Aaron Boone Manager
After the 2017 season, the Yankees decided not to retain Joe Girardi as their manager. The Yankees hired Boone to succeed him on December 4, 2017.The Yankees started the 2018 season with a 6–1 win against the Toronto Blue Jays on March 29, 2018.On September 2, 2018, Boone was suspended for one game for making illegal contact with an umpire.
Aaron Boone finished his first season with a 100-62 record,good for second in the American League East and led the Yankees to the wild card game against the Oakland Athletics, despite losing Aaron Judge for two months with a wrist injury. On October 3, 2018, the Yankees defeated the Athletics 7-2 to advance to the American League Division Series, giving Boone his first postseason win as a manager. The Boston Red Sox eliminated the New York Yankees three–games–to–one in the American League Division Series
Aaron Boone Heart Surgery
Aaron Boone made the announcement , saying he has known about his heart condition since college but tests done after his routine physical determined he needed surgery. It is not an emergency, but doctors indicated the procedure was needed. He said doctors told him he could play baseball when he recovers, but he’s not sure if he will.
He has a bicuspid aortic valve, a congenital defect where the valve has only two cusps to manage the flow of blood through the heart, as opposed to the normal three. The surgery has been scheduled for March 26 at Stanford University Medical Center, according to MLB.com.
Towards the end of his career, Boone went under the knife for an open-heart surgery which was carried out to replace a bicuspid aortic valve which he has had since he was a child.
Aaron Boone Net Worth
Aaron has earned himself a decent amount of money. In his baseball career as a player and now a manager, Boone has accrued an admirable net worth of $10 million.