Mike Trout started playing baseball together with the Ripken League along with the Little League. He was a pitcher and shortstop before shifting to the outfield during his senior year together with the team. He dedicated to play for the East Carolina University baseball team. Trout played travel ball for the Tri-State Arsenal. Mike has also played in many tournaments with the Arsenal. Mike was chosen 25th overall by the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim during the 2009 MLB Draft. Trout played for the Angels’ minor league affiliate, Arizona League’s Arizona Angels. During his stint together with the team, he made a .360 hit with a .418 OBP and .506 SLG, and 1 home run. Other teams that he played for contain Class A Midwest League’s Cedar Rapids Kernels, Class A-Innovative California League’s Rancho Cucamonga Quakes, and Class AA Texas League’s Arkansas Travelers. In 2011, trout made his debut with all the Angels. Trout appeared in four All-Star games from 2012 to 2015 and twice won All Star MVP . On April 17, 2015, trout was hailed as the youngest player in MLB history to reach the 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases. Michael Nelson Trout was born on August 7, 1991 in Millville, New Jersey.