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Travis Hafner

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Age 46
Birthday June 31977
Birth Sign Gemini
City Jamestown
Country ND
Profession Baseball Player

Travis Hafner is a famous Baseball Player, born on June 3, 1977 in United States. As of December 2022, Travis Hafner’s net worth is $26 Million. He finished top 5 in AL MVP voting in 2005 and 2006, tallying 30+ home runs and 100+ RBIs while hitting over .300 in both seasons.

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Spouse Amy Beekman
Children(s) Blake Lee Hafner

Travis Hafner Biography

MLB first baseman and designated hitter known for his power swing. On June 7, a section in the right field mezzanine at Jacobs Field was officially opened as “Pronkville.” On July 7, Hafner became the first player in Major League history to hit five grand slams before the All-Star break and passed Al Rosen in the team’s season record book when he homered off Kris Benson of the Baltimore Orioles. He joined Hall-of-Famer Ernie Banks of the 1955 Chicago Cubs, Jim Gentile of the 1961 Orioles and Don Mattingly of the 1987 Yankees as the only players to hit at least five grand slams in a season..

He married Amy Beekman in November 2006 and the couple has two sons together, Blake Lee and Trip John.

Hafner was born in Jamestown, North Dakota in 1977 and attended a small high school in Sykeston, North Dakota, which did not have a baseball program. He was valedictorian of his high school class of eight students. Hafner attended Cowley County Community College in Arkansas City, Kansas.

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Travis Lee Hafner (/ˈ h æ f n ər / ; born June 3, 1977) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a designated hitter and first baseman. A left-handed hitter, Hafner played for the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. His nickname, “Pronk”, was given to him by former teammate Bill Selby during spring training of 2003 when people sometimes referred to him as “The Project” and other times “Donkey” for the way he looked when running the bases. He has the most home runs for a player born in North Dakota, and tied the MLB-record for grand slams in one season with 6.

Travis Hafner Net Worth

Travis Hafner is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Travis Hafner‘s net worth $26 Million.

Net Worth $26 Million
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He was drafted by the Texas Rangers in the 31st round of the 1996 MLB Draft.

Travis Lee Hafner (/ˈ h æ f n ər / ; born June 3, 1977) is an American former professional baseball player. He played in Major League Baseball as a designated hitter and first baseman. A left-handed hitter, Hafner played for the Texas Rangers, Cleveland Indians and New York Yankees. His nickname, “Pronk”, was given to him by former teammate Bill Selby during spring training of 2003 when people sometimes referred to him as “The Project” and other times “Donkey” for the way he looked when running the bases. He has the most home runs for a player born in North Dakota, and tied the MLB-record for grand slams in one season with 6.

Hafner set the single-season club mark with 39 home runs and 110 RBI as a DH, surpassing Andre Thornton’s 1982 totals of 32 home runs and 109 RBI. He became the second Indian ever to record 100 walks, 100 runs and 100 RBI in the same season (Jim Thome did so in 1997, 2001 and 2002). His .659 slugging percentage was the sixth highest in team history.

In the winter of 2002, the Rangers traded Hafner to the Indians along with Aaron Myette for catcher Einar Diaz and right-handed pitcher Ryan Drese. Hafner enjoyed moderate success with the Indians in 2003, splitting time between first base and designated hitter. On August 14, he hit for the cycle in Minnesota, the first Indian to accomplish the feat since Andre Thornton in 1978.

Who is Travis Hafner dating?

According to our records, Travis Hafner married to Amy Beekman. As of May 2022, Travis Hafner’s is not dating anyone.

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In 2004, Hafner had a breakout offensive season. As the primary DH in the Indians line-up, he finished the season in the top ten in the league in on-base percentage (.410, 3rd), slugging percentage (.583, 4th), doubles (41, 6th), extra base hits (72, 7th), RBI (109, 9th) and batting average (.311, 10th). He also hit 28 home runs (16th in the AL) and scored 96 runs (20th in the AL). He topped the .300 mark in batting average each month of the season except August–when he hit a respectable .274–and was particularly hot in July, hitting .360 with 8 home runs and 28 RBI. He hit his first career grand slam in the Indians’ home opener on April 12 against Kyle Lohse of the Minnesota Twins.

Travis Hafner Height

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Travis Hafner celebrates birthday on June 3 of every year.

He responded by exceeding his offensive production of 2004. He was again among the league-leaders in on-base percentage (3rd, .408), slugging percentage (3rd, .595), doubles (5th, 42), walks (7th, 79), extra base hits (8th, 75), batting average (9th, .305), home runs (9th, 33) and RBI (9th, 108). He also scored 94 runs. The American League named him Player of the Month for June, when he posted a .345 batting average with 10 doubles, 8 home runs, and 29 RBI in 24 games.

What does Travis Hafner do now?

Hafner, now in his sixth season as a special assistant in Cleveland’s player development office, hit . 278 overall as a member of the Tribe and sits eighth all time in franchise history with 200 home runs.

How many Grand Slams did Travis Hafner?

Hafner is one of only five players to hit five grand slams in a single season and one of only two to hit six. Don Mattingly had six in 1987, while Jim Gentile (1961), Ernie Banks (1955) and Richie Sexson (2006) each had five grand slams in a single season.

How tall is Travis Hafner?

6′ 3″

Why was Travis Hafner nicknamed Pronk?

Where did “Pronk” come from? Hafner: It was kind of a mix between project and donkey, and then we shortened it up to “Pronky” and then it eventually got to be “Pronk.” Bill Selby helped give me that nickname, and it’s kind of stuck ever since.

Did Travis Hafner steroids?

I’ve never used steroids,” Hafner said Saturday. Hafner joined the Rangers in August of 2002. Like most rookies, he kept his eyes open and his mouth shut. “I only spent a month and a half in the big leagues,” he said.

At the beginning of the 2005 season, the Indians signed Hafner to a three-year contract through 2007 with a club option for 2008.

In April 2006, Malley’s Chocolates of Cleveland unveiled the ‘Pronk Bar’, a milk chocolate candy bar named in honor of Hafner. Hafner’s new product, “Pronk Beef Jerky” hit shelves in mid-2007.

In November 2006, Hafner married Amy Hafner (née Beekman). The couple have three sons, Blake Lee, born in 2009, Trip John, born in 2012, and Knox Jameson born in 2015

You may read full biography about Travis Hafner from Wikipedia.
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