Who Is Max Muncy? 6 Facts To Know About The Baseball Infielder
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Max Muncy has been in love with baseball all his life. He could have started his career earlier in 2009 when he was drafted by the Cleveland Indians in 2009 at 41st grade, but he chose to go to college, which gave him the opportunity to study and improve his batting and throwing skills as a college baseball player. Since turning pro, the third baseman/first baseman has spent the time of his life playing the sport he loves most.

Nevertheless, there is more about him that you already know, and in the following sections, we will present you with facts about the athlete that is still unknown. Let’s start with a look at this background.

Who is Max Muncy?

Max Muncy, formally referred to as Maxwell Steven Muncy, was born on August 25, 1995, in Watauga, Texas, USA. He grew up in Keller High School in Keller, Texas, where he began honing his baseball skills before going on to Baylor University, where he also played baseball for the Baylor Bears baseball team from 2010 to 2012.

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After graduating from college and having already decided to pursue a career as a professional baseball player, Max was selected by the Oakland Athletics as number 169 in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft.

He then began his serious career with the A’s like a third baseman/first baseman, hitting with his left hand and throwing with his right. Max Muncy was with
the California-based team until he joined the Los Angeles Dodgers, where he is currently a player on the Major League Baseball team.

6 Facts to Know About The Baseball Infielder

1. Family

One thing is for sure: If you are doing well as an athlete, your family members will be put in the spotlight for good reasons. In this context, the relatively unknown family members of Muncy will reveal their identity to the public.

His parents, Lee and Midge Muncy become a kind of celebrity because of his impressive performances in the game. Their phones are constantly flooded with text messages in which fans pay tribute to their talented son, who has already become one of the best players in the league.

Lee and Midge Muncy have responded in an interview by saying how happy they are with their son’s performance and how much the fans appreciate him for his efforts.

2. Scouting Reports

Max Muncy has shown that in addition to his more natural position on the inside, he also has the ability to play on the outside. The Baylor Bears’ 3-year veteran is also known for having a reliable judgment on the strike zone whenever he is on the baseball diamond. All this adds to the value of his stock and distinguishes him as a player who is able to deliver during the game.

However, he doesn’t have it all, and obviously, he still has some work to do to improve his home run power, which will make him more athletic. We believe that Muncy knows this and is putting a lot of work into making him stand more easily on his feet.

3. Career Highlights

In his three seasons in college baseball at Baylor University, Max achieved a batting average of 0.311 on 27 home runs. For these and many other impressive achievements during his studies, the Baylor Bear was appointed to the All-Big 12 Conference Team.

After being drafted by the Oakland Athletics, Muncy began his career in the Class A Midwest League for the Burlington Bees (2012), Stockton Ports in the Class A-Advanced California League, followed by the Midland RockHounds playing in the Class AA Texas League (2014). He played for the Nashville Sounds in the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) before advancing to the Major League to play for the Oaklands. After some time he moved to the Los Angeles Dodgers where he was much more consistent in the Major League.

Max has played a total of 233 games in his career with a batting average of 0.239, 40 home runs, and 96 substitute runs.

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4. Net Worth

Baseball is without a doubt a very rewarding sport for those who play the game at various professional levels. According to a report from thesportsdaily.com, baseball is the second most popular sport in America and you can bet that a lot of money is invested in the game.

Of this, our baseball player, born in Watauga, Texas, has been well rewarded over the years with net assets of about $2 million. His salary has also been put at about $550,000 a year. If he improves and delivers more impressive games for his team, his current financial situation will certainly improve.

5. Relationship 

Max Muncy spends a lot of time with his Bae Kellie Cline, whom he will marry in November 2018.

As far as we know about her, she is a graduate of fashion merchandising at Baylor University in 2013 and now works in sales at Stanley Korshak department store. She has been working in retail since 2013 when she completed her first internship at the luxury retail company. Kellie most recently updated her LinkedIn profile as Associate Buyer – Women’s Shak Accessories in the organization.

6. Height and Weight

Although baseball is not a contact sport, it still places high demands on the physical fitness of professional players. Max is not perceived as inadequate in this respect, as he does many physical exercises to bring his weight to 95 kg or 209 lb. He stands at 6 feet 0 inches.