Top 12 Mike Trout Quotes

American professional baseball center fielder Mike Trout is also known by his full name, Michael Nelson Trout. He was a Major League Baseball player with the Los Angeles Angels (MLB). He has won the Silver Slugger Award seven times, was an eight-time American League (AL) Most Valuable Player (MVP), and an eight-time MLB All-Star.

In the first round of the 2009 MLB draft, the Angels selected him. He made a brief major league stint in 2011 before becoming an Angels regular the following year. He also frequently took home the 2012 AL Rookie of the Year Award. He has been recognized as one of the top players currently playing in MLB due to his string of victories.

Between 2012 and 2014, he topped the American League in both runs and times on base four times. He led all active major league baseball players in 2019, therefore his year continued to be quite interesting. He currently holds the second-highest contract in professional sports history in North America. Here are Mike Trout’s top 12 inspirational quotations that will help you succeed. After reading his quotes, let us know which one is your favorite.

“You surprise yourself on some balls off the bat. You don’t think you have a chance to catch it. And then your natural ability just takes over.”― Mike Trout

“Keep your head on the ball. You’ve got to hit it first, then look where it goes. People get in trouble when they look for where the ball’s going, and they haven’t even hit it yet.”― Mike Trout

“When we get in late and the only thing open is fast food, it can be tough to maintain a healthy diet.”― Mike Trout

“As a kid, I had this ultimate goal to be a teacher. I wanted to be a history teacher like my dad.”― Mike Trout

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“I think people keep baseballs in their cars, just to be prepared in case they see me. It’s cool to get recognized in public; it’s an incredible feeling.”― Mike Trout

“I used to get made fun of in the minor leagues. I’d be 0 for 2, and then in my last at-bat I’d hit a chopper that wouldn’t even reach the shortstop, and I’d get a hit out of it. The guys would be all over me, but a hit’s a hit. I’ll take 3,000 of ’em.”― Mike Trout

“I always dreamed of making it in baseball, but life has moved pretty quickly for me.”― Mike Trout

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“Growing up, I was such a picky eater. I’m finally starting to expand.”― Mike Trout

“As I get older every year, I’m eating better. As a kid, who can turn down chips and candy? But I’m getting better.”― Mike Trout

“I didn’t know anything about the Angels when I first got there. But they really are a good organization.”― Mike Trout

“I’m not really a big Springsteen guy. I’ll listen to the music, but … I didn’t really get attached to it as much as, like, country artists. That’s really who I listen to.”― Mike Trout

“I grew up a Phillies fan. Me and my buddies tailgated a couple of times when they won the World Series. I like just being in that atmosphere.”― Mike Trout