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Dan Uggla

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Dan Uggla’s Birthday Highlights

Birth Name

Dan Uggla

Eye Color

Blue

Place Of Birth

Louisville, USA

Age

42 years old

Birth Date

March 10, 1980

Star Sign

Aquarius

Dan Uggla Facts

Child Star?

No

Occupation

Second Baseman Baseball Player

Education & Qualifications

University of Memphis

Net Worth

$34 million

Current Partner

Janette Uggla

Parents

John Carl Uggla, Elizabeth Armistead

Siblings

Mick Uggla, Jane Uggla

Height

1.8m (5'9"")

Nationality

American

Chinese Year

Year of the Monkey

About Dan Uggla 

Daniel Cooley Uggla is a famous second baseman in baseball who is retired now.
Dan Uggla is a renowned baseball player who has played professional baseball for several famed clubs. He played collegiate baseball for the Memphis Tigers, the team of the University of Memphis.
He has been the recipient and winner of the Players' Choice award. His baseball career began with Florida Mains in 2006, and later he has played for significant baseball leagues. San Francisco Giants and Atlanta Braves are some clubs in which Dan Uggla made his name. Dan Uggla found profound fame as the only baseman to have hit 30 home runs in four separate consecutive seasons.

Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Dan Uggla's net worth?

Dan Uggla has made his name in the baseball universe by playing for renowned clubs and scoring in the Major League. He had a successful baseball career as a second baseman, contributing to his net worth of $34 million.

How much does Dan Uggla earn per year?

Dan Uggla's earnings per year are estimated to be around $500,000.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Dan Uggla?

The height of Dan Uggla is 5 ft 10 in (180 cm).

How old is Dan Uggla?

Dan Uggla was born on March 11, 1980, in the countryside of Kentucky. As of 2022, he is 42 years.

Childhood And Education

Dan Uggla was born in Louisiana, Kentucky, United States. His father's name is John Carl Uggla, and his mother is Elizabeth Armistead. Growing up in the countryside, sports had been an integral part of his life. He had a brother and sister named Mike and Jane.
Dan Uggla finished his high school graduation from Columbia Central High School in Tennessee in 1998. After completing his graduation, he moved to pursue his higher studies at the University of Memphis in Tennessee. Dan Uggla played baseball for the outstanding college baseball team Memphis Tigers at the University of Memphis. During this period, after the termination of the junior season, this second baseman was called All-American by 'Collegiate Baseball,' 'Baseball Weekly,' and 'Baseball America.'

Family, Romance, And Relationships

Who is Dan Uggla's partner?

The all-star game baseball player's private life is sheltered from the media and external influences. He married Janette Uggla, a native of Philadelphia, in 2013. He has two children with Janette Uggla, a son and a daughter, and had two children from his previous marriage with Tara Sims.
Dan Uggla has not been much open about his relationships and has successfully kept them away from the spotlight.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Dan Uggla's professional baseball journey as a baseball player began with playing for his college team, the Memphis Tigers. The Arizona Diamondbacks selected him in the 11th round of the 2001 Major League Baseball draft.
In the Arizona Diamondbacks, Dan Uggla initially was in the team's farm system for a few years. After the timeline of five years, he joined Yakima Bears, an advanced team situated in Washington. His career in the Minor League had its defining moments. As a second baseman, he scored 341 on stage percentage and 443 slugging percentage. He had 64 home runs along with 311 runs and 61 stolen bases. Even after giving his best in the Minor League, there were some limitations in his first career he never could get across.
Dan Uggla joined Marlins in the second phase of his career in 2006. His first Major League hit occurred when he played against the Houston Astros pitcher Andy Pettitte. That year he also worked as a trainer in the D1 Sports Training Center. Some of the most notable moments in his career in Marlins were scoring his first home run against San Diego Padres and a stolen base in competition with Philadelphia Phillies, the base being a home plate.
The year 2006 saw the peak moment of his career as a second baseman as this star baseball player was selected for MLB all-star game. Simultaneously, in the same year, he was a rule five peak. He was the first player in history to have this chance, making him a baseball legend.
Dan Uggla, son of John Carl Uggla, made a brilliant finish to his rookie season with 27 homers and 90 runs. Severely underrated, this talented second baseman caught the immediate attention of people with his swooping career and brilliant performance on a national league all-star team. In May 2005, he created a record for Marlins for the highest home runs in a week.
2008 was another star-studded career in his life with his first grand slam against the nationals, and in that same year, the baseball player was named MLB all-star game. In 2008, he took part in a Major League Baseball home run derby. The second basemen made a record of being the first player to commit three errors, resulting in his last performance in Shea stadium.
In 2009, he touched 100 career home runs in his 502nd game. In 2010, he became the first baseball player to cross the 30 homerun mark in four seasons.
In 2011, this second basemen baseball player was traded to the Atlanta Braves from Marlin. He was made a part of the team for $62 million. He made another record with rookie baseball player Freddie Freeman of achieving 20 hitting streaks in straight 20 games.
His career as a second baseman in the Atlanta Braves had its ups and downs with some equally brilliant performances. Still, ultimately it could not reach the intensity of his earlier performances.
In 2013, after being dropped out by the Atlanta Braves, Dan Uggla played for Washington Nationals, which brought him an invitation to attend spring training. But his performance did not improve, and he was turned into a free agent. He maintained a strong relationship with the Atlanta Braves, his former club.
In 2014, this all-star game second baseman baseball player joined the San Francisco Giants, but he left the club before joining.
Dan Uggla played for a brief time in the Atlanta Braves. At the end of 2015, he was released with his remaining salary of $15 million.
Dan Uggla is best known as the second baseman player who has won three all-star game titles in MLB in consecutive seasons.

Charity Work

The Atlanta Braves player has built a baseball park for Special Needs Children and made a music video for funding cancer treatment.

What awards has Dan Uggla won?

The second baseman and all-star game former Atlanta Braves player, Dan Uggla, won the Silver Slugger Award at Marlins in 2010.

Other Interesting Dan Uggla Facts And Trivia

The Atlanta Braves Silver Slugger award winner player's last name translates to 'owl' in Swedish.
Dan Uggla was remembered for being a three-time Major League baseball all-star for the consecutive season of 2006, 2008, and 2012.
The Atlanta Braves took him for the season 2011-2014 for a whopping $63 million, the highest any baseball player paid in baseball history.
He was the first known player to make three back-to-back errors in a single all-star game.
The baseball star was diagnosed with oculomotor dysfunction in 2015, which, according to him, was the reason for his then dipping performance.

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