Mike Trout is baseball's brightest star. He goes all-out every night of the week and puts on a terrific show. Since making his MLB Debut on July 8, 2011, Trout has played in over 400 major league baseball games and just about everyone of them has been memorable. From becoming the youngest player in American League history (founded 1901) to hit for the cycle to making an insane over the wall catch, Mike Trout has a chance to make history just about every night. Here is a list of the most memorable games of his career so far. The links below take you to Ebay were you can purchase game tickets, ticket stubs, programs and memorabilia related to each game.
2010 MLB All-Star Futures Game: The 2010 MLB All-Star Weekend was hosted by the Los Angeles Angles of Anaheim and was being held in their home stadium. Mike Trout was selected to the represent Team USA during the Futures Game. Trout went 2-for-4 (including one double) as the United States team defeated the World team 9-1. It was the first time he ever stepped onto the Angels Field of Anaheim.
Major League Debut, July 8, 2011: Mike Trout was called up to the Majors on July 8, 2011. It was a home game against the Seattle Mariners. Trout played the entire game and went 0-3 as the Angels won the game 4-3.
First MLB Hit, Walk and Run Scored, July 9, 2011: One day after his MLB Debut, Trout collected his first career hit (single), his first walk and scored two runs as the Angels beat the Mariners 9-3.
2011 MLB All-Star Futures Game: Trout was selected to play in the the Futures Game for the second consecutive year, but due to his recent promotion to the majors, was unable to play in the game. The United States team defeated the World team 6-4.
First Career Homerun, July 24, 2011: 12 games into his MLB career, Trout belted a three-run homerun off of Orioles pitcher, Mark Worrell during the 8th inning of a 9-3 Angels victory.
The Catch, May 20, 2012: Orioles shortstop, J.J. Hardy hit a long fly ball towards centerfield. Trout made an amazing run and jumped at least four feet over the centerfield wall at Camden Yards to rob Hardy of a homerun. It is the most famous play of his young career. Trout also collected four hits and scored three runs as he Angels won the game 13-1.
2012 MLB All-Star Game, July 10, 2012: In hist first career MLB All-Star Game, Mike Trout was one for one with a walk as the NL defeated the AL 8-0.
Mike Trout Hits for the Cycle, May 21, 2013: Mike Trout became the youngest player in American League history to hit for the Cycle. He also drove in five runs as the Angels beat the Mariners 12-0.
Mike Trout Rookie of the Year Bobblehead Night, April 13, 2013: The Angels honored Trout's 2012 Rookie of the Year Award with his own bobblehead. The bobble was sponsored by State Farm, features Mike making "The Catch" and includes a commemorative "2012 Rookie of the Year" brass plate. Trout went 2-5 during the game and scored the game-winning run on a walk-off single from Albert Pujols. Final score: Angels 5, Astros 4.
2013 MLB All-Star Game, July 16, 2013: In his second career All-Star Game, Trout went one for three, with a double in the American League's 3-0 victory.
2014 MLB All Star Game, July 15, 2014: In his third consecutive All-Star Game, Trout went two-for-three with a triple and two RBIs as the American League defeated the Senior Circuit by a score of 5-3. Trout was the game's Most Valuable Player.
2015 MLB All-Star Game, July 14, 2015: Trout went one for three with a homerun and two runs scored as the AL defeated the NL 6-3. Trout was once again named ASG MVP, becoming the first player in history to win back-to-back All Star Game MVP awards.
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