Who is Charlie Blackmon? Charlie Blackmon Biography and Wiki
Charlie Blackmon (born Charles Cobb Blackmon also known as ”Chuck Nazty”) is a well-known American professional baseball outfielder for the Colorado Rockies of the Major League Baseball (MLB). Charlie made his MLB debut on June 7, 2011, as a member of the Rockies. Charlie throws and bats left-handed, stands 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m), and weighs 210 pounds (95 kg).
An indigenous of Dallas, Texas, Charlie attended the Georgia Institue of Technology and played college baseball for the Yellow Jackets. The Rockies selected him in the second round of the 2008 mature draft. Charlie is a four-time MLB All-Star, a two time Silver Slugger Award winner, and the 2017 National League batting champion.
Charlie Blackmon Age
Charlie is 34 years old as of 2020, he was born on July 1, 1986, in Dallas, Texas, United States. He celebrates his birthday on July 1, every year, and his birth sign is Cancer.
Charlie Blackmon Height and Weight
Charlie stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m). He also weighs 210 pounds (95 kg). He is a man of average stature, he also appears to be quite tall in stature in his photos. Details regarding his other body measurements are currently not publicly available. We are keeping tabs and will update this information once it is out.
Charlie Blackmon Parents, Family and Siblings
Charlie was born and raised by his parents in Dallas, Texas, United States. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. Thus, the identity of Blackmon’s parents is still unclear. It is also not known if he has any siblings. Nevertheless, this section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Charlie Blackmon Wife, Is He Married?
Charlie Blackmon is happily married to his beautiful partner, Ashley Cook. However, this information is currently under review and will be updated once we get any related information to the couples’ wedding and the identity of Charlie’s wife.
Charlie Blackmon Children
As of 2020, there isn’t any documented report about Charlie Blackmon and his lovely spouse, Ashley Cook having children. Nevertheless, we are keeping tabs and will update you once this information is available.
Charlie Blackmon Net Worth
Charlie has an estimated Net Worth ranging between $1 million and $5 million dollars (Approx) as of 2020. This includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a baseball outfielder. Through his various sources of income, Blackmon has been able to accumulate a good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
Charlie Blackmon Measurements and Facts
Here are some interesting facts and body measurements you should know about Charlie Blackmon.
Charlie Blackmon Bio and Wiki
- Full Names: Charles Cobb Blackmon
- Popular As: Chuck Nazty
- Gender: Male
- Occupation / Profession: baseball outfielder
- Nationality: American
- Race / Ethnicity: White
- Religion: Christian
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
Charlie Blackmon Birthday
- Age / How Old?: 34 years (2020)
- Zodiac Sign: Cancer
- Date of Birth: July 1, 1986
- Place of Birth: Dallas, Texas, United States
- Birthday: July 1,
Charlie Blackmon Body Measurements
- Body Measurements: Not Available
- Height / How Tall?: 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
- Weight: 210 pounds (95 kg)
- Eye Color: Dark Brown
- Hair Color: Light Brown
Charlie Blackmon Family and Relationship
- Father (Dad): Not Known
- Mother: Not Known
- Siblings (Brothers and Sisters): Not Known
- Marital Status: Married
- Wife/Spouse: Married to Ashley Cook
Charlie Blackmon Networth and Salary
- Net Worth: $1 million – $5 million dollars (Approx)
- Salary: Under Review
- Source of Income: baseball outfielder
Charlie Blackmon House and Cars
- Place of living: US
- Cars: Car Brand to be Updated
Charlie Blackmon Amateur Career
Born in Dallas, Texas, Charlie is of partial English ancestry. Brought up in Suwanee, Georgia, he was an outstanding baseball player at North Gwinnett High School, as a left-handed pitcher and outfielder. Aside from baseball, he also competed in basketball and football and was named Academic Player of the Year three times.
Charlie enrolled at Young Harris College and played college baseball for the school as a pitcher for two years. At Young Harris, Charlie won 15 games and had 138 strikeouts in 127 innings for the school, and was drafted for the first time after his freshman season. In 2005, he played collegiate summer baseball in the Cape Cod Baseball League for the Cotuit Kettleers.
Charlie got a scholarship to Georgia Tech and transferred in the fall of 2006. He had been recruited by Georgia Tech after his freshman season but returned to Young Harris for his sophomore season as he had promised the team he would play for two seasons.
Charlie continued to pitch until his fourth and final year at Georgia Tech, after redshirting due to elbow tendinitis. As a fourth-year junior outfielder for Georgia Tech, Charlie hit 396, hit eight home runs, and stole 25 bases as the leadoff hitter for the team.
Charlie also excelled academically, receiving different honors including being named to the 2008 ESPN The Magazine Academic All-America Second Team. Charlie graduated from Georgia Tech in 2011 with a bachelor’s degree in finance.
Charlie Blackmon Professional Career
Charlie was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the second round of the 2008 Major League Baseball draft. He had first been drafted in the 28th round in the 2004 draft by the Florida Marlins as a pitcher and was also drafted in the 2005 draft in the 20th round by the Boston Red Sox.
Charlie spent 2008 with the Tri-City Dust Devils, hitting 338 in 68 games. In 2009, he was promoted to the Modesto Nuts and hit 307 with 30 stolen bases in 133 games there. In 2010, Charlie played for the Tulsa Drillers and spent the first half of 2011 with the Colorado Springs Sky Sox.
Charlie Blackmon Colorado Rockies
2011 – 2016
The Colorado Rockies called Charlie up to the majors for the first time on June 6, 2011. Charlie recorded his first MLB hit on June 8, at Petco Park against Dustin Moseley of the San Diego Padres with a one-out single to right field. He recorded his first MLB RBI on June 11 against Matt Guerrier of the Los Angeles Dodgers, driving in Seth Smith with a 1-out single.
Charlie hit his first MLB home run on July 1, 2011, his 25th birthday in a pinch-hit at-bat against Joakim Soria. He finished with a 255 AVG in 27 games. The following two seasons, Charlie spent the majority of the time between the Rockies and their AAA minor league team, as they didn’t have to play for him.
After the 2013 season, the Rockies traded Dexter Fowler to the Houston Astros, thus creating an opening for Charlie to win the center field job in 2014. Entering the 2014 season, Charlie was engaged in a competition for playing time in center field with Brandon Barnes, Corey Dickerson, and Drew Stubbs.
In the Rockies’ home opener on April 14, 2014, Charlie notched six hits from the leadoff spot in a 12-2 win over Arizona Diamondbacks. Charlie homered, doubled three times, and tallied five RBI. He joined Ty Cobb (May 5, 1925), Jimmie Foxx (7/10/1932), Edgardo Alfonzo (August 30, 1999), and Shawn Green (May 23, 2002) as the only players in MLB history to have six hits, five RBI, and four extra-base hits in a single game.
Charlie was named to the roster as a reserve for the National League in the 2014 MLB All-Star Game, the first selection of his career. In his first full season in the majors, Charlie finished with a 288 AVG, 28 stolen bases, and 19 home runs. In 2015, despite a dropoff in the RBI section, Charlie stole a career-high 43 bases while continuing to hit for a high average.
On April 14, 2016, the Rockies placed Charlie on the disabled list with turf toe. He came back to the lineup a week later. For the week of June 20, 2016, Charlie was named the NL Player of the week by MLB. At the conclusion of the 2016 regular season, Charlie was awarded a Silver Slugger Award for the first time in his career highs in batting average, home runs, and RBIs.
2017 – present
For May 2017, Charlie won his first NL Player of the Month Award. Charlie led the NL in hist (42) and triples (five), was second in batting average (395), fourth in runs scored (24), tied for fifth in TBI (22), and tied for seventh with a 1.037 on-base plus slugging (OPS). Charlie was selected to play in the 2017 MLB All-Star Game, starting in center field and batting leadoff.
Charlie set an MLB record for the most RBIs by a leadoff hitter when he homered versus Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers on September 29 to reach 102 RBI, surpassing Darin Erstad’s record set in 2000. In 159 games played during 2017, Charlie hit 331/.399/.601, winning the NL batting title.
Charlie became the first player in history to lead the major leagues in hits (213), runs scored (137), triples (14), and total bases (383) in the same season. His total bases were the most since Derrek Lee in 2005. The Rockies finished the year with an 87-75 record, securing an NL Wild Card spot. Charlie was fifth in 2017 NL MVP voting.
On April 4, 2018, Charlie signed a six-year contract extension worth $108 million. Batting 276 with 17 home runs and 40 RBIs, he was named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game. On September 30, he hit for the cycle against the Washington Nationals.
Charlie finished the 2018 season hitting 291/.358/.502 and led the National League with 119 runs scored. In 2019, he batted 314/.364/.576 with 32 home runs and 112 runs scored. Charlie was named to his fourth All-Star Game.
Charlie Blackmon Contract
Blackmon signed a six-year contract extension with the Colorado Rockies worth $108 million on April 4, 2018. He was named to the 2018 MLB All-Star Game after batting .276 with 17 home runs and 40 RBIs. Blackmon hit for the cycle against the Washington Nationals on September 30. In 2018 he batted .291/.358/.502.
Charlie Blackmon Number and Position
As a center fielder, Blackmon wears jersey number 19 at the Colorado Rockies. His Jerseys are available on mlbshop.com with originals and other customized versions of the jersey. Prices vary according to the color, size, custom among other factors. The jerseys go for anything between $17.99 and $335.99 with free shipping.
Charlie Blackmon Kid
Blackmon finally met the “Charlie Blackmon Kid.” His real name is Tommy Carlson, and he’s from the Denver suburb of Parker. The 2-year-old became an internet sensation after a video of him watching Blackmon being introduced at the MLB All-Star Game presented by Mastercard in Miami on July 11, went viral.
In the video, Carlson is seen watching the television intently, screaming, “It’s Charlie Blackmon! He’s here! Charlie Blackman! Yes! Charlie Blackmon!” when Blackmon was announced in the National League’s starting lineup.
Charlie Blackmon Walk-Up Song
Despite his peculiar structural and behavioral traits, Blackmon has become one of the best leadoff hitters in baseball. He also has one of the catchiest walk-up songs in the game — the ’80s pop tune “Your Love,” by The Outfield.
Charlie Blackmon Beard
Blackmon has heard the murmurs relating to the beard that cloaks nearly his entire face, and the mullet that has morphed with it. He’s been called a lumberjack look-alike and confused for an extra on “Sons of Anarchy,” among other far-flung comparisons.
“It makes my face really dark,” Blackmon said of the beard, slowly beginning to grin. “Like, it’s hard to know what’s going on under there. I wear the eye black and sunglasses a lot of times, so I kind of like that persona — like I’m a machine or something. I don’t have a face or facial expression. I’m just a ‘Terminator’ or something.”
Charlie Blackmon Stats
Frequently asked questions about Charlie Blackmon
How many hits does Charlie Blackmon have?
Charlie set 111 career highs in runs, 187 in hits, 35 doubles,29 home runs, 82 RBI.
Who has Charlie Blackmon played for?
Center fielder jersey number 19 for the Colorado Rockies.
What position does Charlie Blackmon play?
As a center fielder, Blackmon wears jersey number 19 at the Colorado Rockies.
How old is Charlie Blackmon?
Charlie is 34 years old. He was born on July 1, 1986, in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Who did Charlie Blackmon marry?
Blackmon got engaged to his girlfriend turned fiancee Ashley Cook in February 2018. Ashley is an American figure skater. The couple got married on November 10, 2018.
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