Buster Posey (Baseball Player), born on March 27, 1987 in Leesburg, Georgia. Buster Posey's age 35 years & Zodiac Sign Aries, nationality American (by birth) & Race/Ethnicity is White. Let's check, How Tall is Buster Posey?
Buster Posey Bio
Buster Posey Height
6 ft 1 in (185.42 cm/1.854 m)
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|Height (in Feet-Inches)
|6 ft 1 in
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Buster Posey Body Measurements
Buster Posey's full body measurements are 45 inches (114.3 cm) - 14.5 inches (36.83 cm) - 34 inches (86.36 cm).
|45-34-14.5 inches/ 114.3-86.36-36.83 cm
|45 inches (114.3 cm)
|14.5 inches (36.83 cm)
|Waist Size (Male)
|34 inches (86.36 cm)
Buster Posey FAQs
Why is Buster Posey retiring?
Longtime San Francisco Giants star Buster Posey said the desire to spend more time with his family combined with the physical toll of playing catcher led him to retire Thursday following a 12-year MLB career. Posey, 34, was a seven-time All-Star, including in his final season when he hit .
What does Buster Posey do now?
Three-time World Series champion Buster Posey is now a member of the San Francisco Giants ownership group, the team announced Wednesday in a news release. Posey becomes the first former player to join the organization as a principal partner and member of the Board of Directors.
What is the Buster Posey rule?
Informally known as the “Buster Posey Rule,” some highlights of rule 7.13 include: A runner may not run out of a direct line to the plate in order to initiate contact with the catcher, or any player, covering the plate.
Are Buster Posey and Brandon Crawford friends?
Crawford penned a long essay on what Posey’s friendship has meant to him over the years in The Player’s Tribune on Tuesday, thanking Posey not only for everything he gave to the Giants organization, but also for being “one of my best friends in the world.”
Buster Posey is one of the most famous and trending Baseball player in the whole world right now. Buster Posey was born on March 27, 1987, in Leesburg, Georgia, United States. He was born Gerald Dempsey but is best known as Buster Posey.
Family, Childhood, and Education
Buster Posey’s father’s name is Gerald Dempsey Posey II and her mother’s name is Traci Posey. He is the eldest of four children. Buster Posey studied at Lee County High School where he played football, soccer, basketball, and baseball.
He was an intelligent student and ranked fourth in a class of 302. Despite being drafted by ‘Los Angeles Angeles,’ he decided to attend college than join full-time professional baseball.
During his college days, he played for ‘Florida State Seminoles’ at shortstop as a freshman. He went on to the catcher’s position as a sophomore and was declared runners up for the ‘Johnny Bench Award’ for catching. He won the award in his final year in college. He was also awarded the ‘Dick Howser Trophy’ and ‘Golden Spike Award’ at the end of his final year.
Buster Posey made his major league debut as a replacement for Bengie Molina in a match against the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers,’ in September 2009. He was ranked as one of the top prospects of the ‘San Francisco Giants’ by the end of the year. He hit his first major league home run against Aaron Harang of the ‘Cincinnati Reds’ and became the opening catcher for the ‘Giants,’ in 2010. He hit his first grand slam against the ‘Milwaukee Brewers’ that year and earned himself the position of the clean-up hitter of his team. He was named ‘National League Rookie of the Year’ and included as the catcher for the ‘Baseball America All-Rookie Team.’
Posey was injured in a collision with Scott Cousins of the ‘Florida Marlins’ due to which he had to undergo surgery and miss out on most of the 2011 season. He returned to the field in mid-2012 to play in the ‘Major League Baseball All-Star Game.’ ‘Baseball Writers’ Association of America’ named him the ‘National League Most Valuable Player’ at the end of the season. In 2013, his batting saw a downswing but he made up with a grand slam against the ‘Arizona Diamondbacks’ in the following season. In 2015, he hit another grand slam against the ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ and stole a base to become the first ‘San Francisco Giants’ catcher to achieve the feat in 112 years. He also won the ‘Wilson Defensive Player of the Year’ and ‘National League Silver Slugger’ awards that year. He was selected to play as a player for his fourth ‘MLB All-Star Game’ in 2016. He won his first ‘Gold Glove Award’ that year.
During the first inning in San Francisco’s 2017 home opener, he was hit in the helmet by a pitch from Taijuan Walker of the Arizona Diamondbacks. He looked okay after getting medical but as a matter of precaution, he was placed on a week’s concussion disabled list. However, he remained in good form and was named starting catcher for the ‘MLB All-Star Game’ for the third consecutive year. In 2018, he was named for the ‘MLB All-Star Game’ but could not play due to a hip injury for which he had to undergo surgery.
Awards And Achievements
Buster Posey won the 2010 ‘NL Rookie of the Year’ award. He was named the ‘NL MVP 2012’ and won the ‘Hank Aaron Award,’ ‘Batting Champion’ and ‘Comeback Player of the Year Award’ that year.
Relationship/ Affairs And Girlfriend/ Wife
Buster Posey married his high school sweetheart Kristen in January 2009. He has a son named Lee and a daughter named Addison.
Buster Posey Net Worth And Salary
As of 2023, the estimated Buster Posey’s net worth is $137 million USD. Buster Posey’s major source of income is his basketball playing career, post sponsorships, and brand endorsements.
Social Media Profile
Buster Posey is active on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts. He has more than 489k followers on Twitter and more than 365k followers on Instagram.
Trivia: Buster Posey Facts
* Buster Posey had a 3.94 GPA coming out of high school and was number four in his class of over 300 students.
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