Giancarlo Cruz-Michael Stanton is an American professional baseball designated hitter and outfielder for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.
Stanton has two times driven the National League (NL) in grand slams; he hit 59 homers in 2017, the most in 16 years.
Known for his immense actual strength and capacity to routinely hit long grand slams, Stanton stands 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and weighs 245 pounds (111 kg). He bats and tosses right-gave.
Stanton is initially from the Greater Los Angeles district. He moved on from Notre Dame High School in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles before the Marlins chose him in the second round of the 2007 MLB draft.
In 2017, Stanton drove the MLB in grand slams (59), runs batted in (RBIs) (132), and slugging rate (.631), winning the National League Most Valuable Player (MVP) Award.
Giancarlo Stanton Parents Nationality: Meet Mike Stanton and Jacinta Garay
Mike Stanton and Jacinta Garay are the parents of Giancarlo Stanton. They are undeniably an American National. Stanton’s ancestors are primarily African-American, Puerto Rican, and Irish. Since Stanton was eight years old, his parents, Mike Stanton and Jacinta Garay had been divorced.
Egidio “E.G.” Carlos Moacir Garay, his elder brother, and Kyrice Valivia Stanton, his younger sister, are his siblings (two years older). He grew up in the Tujunga neighborhood of Los Angeles, and his favorite baseball team was the Los Angeles Dodgers.