Originally written on BlackSportsOnline  |  Last updated 11/18/14

Aww…ladies, he’s sadly taken. I don’t know if it’s pathetic or kinda cute, but the 21-year-old Rookie of the year and 2nd in last year’s MVP race lived in his parent’s basement last off season. Not sure if that’s also where he stashed his RoY throphy, but it’s where he rested his head according to Philadelphia magazine via Busted Coverage: As Trout’s star has ascended, he’s shared a sliver of the national spotlight with Millville, New Jersey, the working-class town near the Jersey Shore that he still calls home. (The All-Star spent the winter in his parents’ basement.)… The article goes on about how Trout is the pride and joy of his small NJ town of Millville, and how he’s just a good small town kid enjoying life. Awwww…. I must admit, it’s times like this where you just want to call over Rob Gronkowski and show this young man how someone who’s one of the best in the sport should wind down. But at the same time it’s refreshing to see the fame and accolades haven’t gone to Trout’s head. Good kid.

PLAYERS: Mike Trout
TEAMS: Los Angeles Angels
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Tom Brady: ‘It’s fun going to Lambeau’

Anquan Boldin after exchange with Jim Haslett: He’s irrelevant

Ryan Mallett reportedly could be done for season

Report: Sandoval agrees to deal with BoSox, agent denies report

Report: Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Darrelle Revis, Ndamukong Suh exchange words after game

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

Curt Schilling's son causes scare at Logan Airport

Manziel's girlfriend weighs in on the Browns QB situation

Scalpers in Detroit selling free Jets-Bills tickets for $125

Report: Redskins could bench Robert Griffin III

Broncos have meeting with scoreboard operator

Report: Cowboys could still pursue Adrian Peterson

12 amazing stats from Week 12

Hockey Fights of the Week

Three head coaches who won't be with current team in 2015

Katy Perry confirmed as Super Bowl XLIX halftime performer

10 takeaways from Sunday's Week 12 NFL action

WWE Survivor Series results: Sting debuts, Team Cena wins

WATCH: Odell Beckham makes the catch of the season

WATCH: Marshawn Lynch's awesome post game interview

Video: RG3 gets crushed, his linemen look unfazed

WATCH: Dominic Raiola tries to cheap-shot Patriots' lineman

WATCH: Janoris Jenkins returns interception for 99 yd TD

WATCH: TY Hilton chokes up in emotional postgame interview

Angels News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Boldin on Haslett: He's irrelevant

Pablo Sandoval signs with Red Sox?

Beckham makes the catch of the season

10 takeaways from NFL Week 12

WWE Survivor Series results

Report: Red Sox set to add Hanley Ramirez

Dominic Raiola admits to dirty play

WATCH: Revis, Suh exchange words

Manziel's GF wants her man to play

Cowboys to pursue Adrian Peterson?

Cal gets daughter's bday wrong

Carson: Career not worth concussions

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.