A baseball player who gained recognition worldwide in his early age and is equally talented is Adam Lind. He is an American professional baseball player who is currently playing for Washington Nations (WN). He has appeared in left field and at designated hitter. He has scored 1,178 hits till date and has improved his playing skills immensely. He has played for other teams, Seattle Mariners, Toronto Blue Jays, and Milwaukee Brewers before playing for WN. As the outstanding DH for the 2009 season, he was honored with Edgar Martinez Award.
Lind was good at sports in his early childhood. In his school days, he played in 2002 Major League Baseball draft, he was drafted by Minnesota Twins. In 2003, he was named as a freshman 2nd team All-American first baseman. Later in 2004, he was drafted by the Jays as a draft-eligible sophomore. He was named a Sun Belt Conference All-Star outfielder. Later, The Toronto Blue Jays choose him to play in the 3rd round; later he started his 1st professional season with hit .312 with 7 home runs and 50 runs batted in 70 games. Then he got promoted to High-A Dunedin Blue Jays where he batted .313 with 12 home runs, 84 RBI in 126 games. In 2006, at the major league level, he hit .367 with 2 home runs and 8 RBI. In the minors, Lind batted only .330 with 24 home runs.
Hard work paid off, for his effort in the game he was named 2006 Eastern League MVP. His 2007 season ended with a .
.238 batting average with 11 homers plus 48 RBI. His 2008 season was accomplished by hitting .282 with 9 homers and 40 RBI. The 2009 season completed with 35 HR, 114 RBI, and the batting average of .305, 46 doubles with 179 hits. During his 2010, 11 and 12 seasons he couldn’t perform so well in few games but he bounced back in 2013 for the Blue Jays. His 2013’s season ended with hit .288 has 23 home runs, and 67 RBI. Furthermore, he upgraded himself and improved his batting average. The season ended with a 6 home runs,321 batting average, and in 96 games had 40 RBI. He was traded to Milwaukee Brewers, where he played in 149 games in 2015 and batted .277 with 20 home runs, 87 RBI. After playing for Brewers, he signed a year contract with Washington Nations (WN) on February 15, 2017.
Lind was born on July 17, 1983, in Muncie, Indiana. As of 2017, he is age 33 years old. He lived with his parents and a sister, later they moved to Anderson. Talking about his personal life, he married Lakeyshia Bertie. The couple has two kids, unfortunately, they are divorced. Currently, he is engaged to girlfriend Stasia Huber. Despite his busy schedule, he is an active user of his social accounts, Twitter & Instagram. He has amassed more than 11.2K & 213K followers respectively. At present his net worth is believed to be in the range of million, it is not disclosed yet. To know more about him, you can refer to his wiki, bio in the internet.
Quick Facts of Adam Lind
|Birth Date||July 17,1983|
|Age||33 Years Old|
|Married||Yes (Lakeyshia Bertie, 2010)|
|Wife||Lakeyshia Bertie (2010)|
|Is Gay/Lesbian ?||N/A|
|Net Worth||Not Disclosed Yet|