Mike Trout Reveals He Set This Unbelievable High School Record Before Going Pro

Published 03/26/2022, 2:30 PM EDT

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In a shocking disclosure by the center fielder of the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout shared an astonishing high school baseball record. Trout revealed that he had started as a pitcher during his high school days before turning pro and becoming one of the greatest outfielders in the history of MLB today.

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Mike Trout makes a revelation about his high-school baseball record

Mike Trout disclosed a fact no one would have ever thought about. Did you know Trout started as a pitcher during his time as a high school student at the Millville Senior High School, which is located in Millville, New Jersey, USA? Trout started as a pitcher, then moved on to become a shortstop, and now is finally playing as an outfielder.

Trout went on to reveal that he has a no-hitter to his name, which included a total of 18 strikeouts during his high school baseball game.

“Obviously, I haven’t pitched since high school. But I do have a no-hitter under the belt. 18 strikeouts,” stated Mike Trout as the interviewers were left astonished after knowing this detail.

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In an unfortunate turn of events, Trout missed out on the entire MLB 2021 season since May 17th, 2021, due to a calf strain injury as the Los Angeles Angels faced the Cleveland Indians, now known as the Cleveland Guardians. 

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Now, 30-year-old Mike Trout is all set to enter the upcoming MLB 2022 season after a 10-month break from baseball. There will be a lot of competition and comparison between Trout and Angels’ star Shohei Ohtani.


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Angels’ fans just hope to have both these superstars in their best shape for the entire season. Truly, the Los Angeles Angels look quite promising this year, as they will be facing the Houston Astros on April 8th, 2022, as we welcome the MLB 2022 season.

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Tanveer Deodhar


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Tanveer Deodhar is a US Sports writer at EssentiallySports. Currently pursuing a degree in media and communication studies, young Tanveer is a sports enthusiast. With a varied interest, he is an ardent follower of MLB, NBA, NFL, and Formula 1.
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