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Nike knows the value of a young and marketable star such as Mike Trout. This is why the sporting goods giant has hitched its wagon to the exciting Angels outfielder.On Friday, Trout unveiled the new signature spikes given to him by Nike for all to see on Twitter. As you can see from the photo, the cleats sure don't lack any radiant color.On a related note, Trout is the first baseball player to have a signature Nike shoes since Ken Griffey Jr. And that is quite an accomplishment in and of itself.Via For the Win
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Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout may be blazing a white-hot path to superstardom as one of the most talented, dynamic and likeable baseball players in the game today, but his new cleats, unveiled on Friday, may be blazing a neon-colored path straight across the rods and cones of unwitting victims, causing immediate and irreparable […] The post The goggles do nothing! Mike...
Three years may seem like a short tenure for anyone to have the right to tab the top talent in Major League Baseball, but Los Angeles Angels center fielder Mike Trout is far from normal standards when it comes to production on the diamond.
Through Friday, the 22-year-old Trout boasts a career batting average of .313 with 78 homers, 250 RBI, 307 runs and 95 stolen bases — only...
Mike Trout has already been the American League’s Rookie of the Year, made two All-Star Game rosters and won two Silver Slugger awards at the age of 22.
And he added something else to that stacked resume.
The Los Angeles Angels center fielder now has his own signature shoe, which was released by Nike on Friday. Trout becomes the first baseball player to have his own shoe deal...
Athletes love their shoes, and (arguably) the best young player in baseball Mike Trout is no exception. He’s clearly excited about the design via a series of tweets (via twitter @trouty20):
…HONORED. @nikebaseball pic.twitter.com/NkXCGO4dw9
— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) June 20, 2014
And a second pair
Humbled. Honored… Let’s go to work !!! @NikeBaseball pic.twitter.com/B34ejv6Uew...
Mike Trout’s explosion onto the international baseball scene appears neverending and it added another chapter on Friday when Nike revealed Trout’s cleats design.
The Angels outfielder is the first MLB player since Ken Griffey Jr. to receive a personalized pair of flashy cleats, the Nike Lunar Vapor Trout:
From all accounts Trout appears to be a legit 22-year-old dude and...
It looks like the MLB has finally found it’s next superstar.
22 year old Mike Trout is arguably the best player in baseball and Nike seems to think the world of Trout because today they’ve announced that Trout is going to be given his own signature Nike shoe to go along with their Nike Vapor Collection. This would make Trout the first baseball player to receive his own signature...
Photo By Keith Allison
Los Angeles Angels centerfielder Mike Trout is the best player in baseball. He’s been the best in the game since 2012, when the 20 year old produced an incredible 10 fWAR despite spending the first 20 games of the season in the minor leagues. Trout backed that up with another 10 win season in 2013. While Troy Tulowitzki is having a phenomenal 2014 season...
When the Angels leave Cleveland on Thursday, one player the Indians won't miss seeing the rest of the regular season is Mike Trout.
Going into tonight's game, Trout is 7 for 17 against the Tribe this year with two home runs and eight RBI. On Tuesday night, Trout was 3 for 5 with two homers and drove in five runs as the Angels cruised to a 9-3 victory and ended the Indians...
Even during a brief slump for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout continued to supply offensive firepower. His teammates joined him in an explosive showing in their most recent game to help avoid another loss.
That could be bad news for Cleveland's Justin Masterson as he tries to find some traction during the most inconsistent season of his career.
After rain postponed Wednesday...
Mike Trout has had a heck of a start to his MLB career, and on Friday the two-time All-Star made his way into the history books again when he became the first MLB player since Ken Griffey Jr. to have his own signature Nike's.
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Stats through June 19
AL - Masahiro Tanaka, New York Yankees
Tanaka went 5-0 with a 1.26 ERA in five starts from May 25-June 17. The right-hander allowed just 25 hits, six runs (five earned) and struck out 40 in the span. He earned...
Mike Trout, who is currently hitting .316 with 16 home runs and 54 RBIs, is a certified beast on the field. So much so that Nike has decided to give
Listening to a nationally televised game last weekend the commentator made a statement that only in his fourth season; Mike Trout is going to be the next face of baseball with Derek Jeter retiring at the end of the year. High praise I guess but it made me wonder what goes into that type of determination. Who gets to choose? Is it a League or ESPN-driven preference? If we are going...