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PHOTO: Dansby Swanson's wife Mallory Swanson unveils latest Topps card capturing ceremonial pitch at Wrigley Field PHOTO: Dansby Swanson's wife Mallory Swanson unveils latest Topps card capturing ceremonial pitch at Wrigley Field
PHOTO: Dansby Swanson's wife Mallory Swanson unveils latest Topps card capturing ceremonial pitch at Wrigley Field
"I love you #7" - Dansby Swanson's USWNT star wife Mallory Pugh cheers on husband from stands in Cubs vs. White Sox game "I love you #7" - Dansby Swanson's USWNT star wife Mallory Pugh cheers on husband from stands in Cubs vs. White Sox game
"I love you #7" - Dansby Swanson's USWNT star wife Mallory Pugh cheers on husband from stands in Cubs vs. White Sox game
"Gaaaash dang" - Dansby Swanson can't stop gushing as soccer star wife Mallory Swanson steals the spotlight at Wrigley Field ahead of NWSL game "Gaaaash dang" - Dansby Swanson can't stop gushing as soccer star wife Mallory Swanson steals the spotlight at Wrigley Field ahead of NWSL game
"Gaaaash dang" - Dansby Swanson can't stop gushing as soccer star wife Mallory Swanson steals the spotlight at Wrigley Field ahead of NWSL game
"Only the best for the best" - Cubs' Dansby Swanson surprises wife Mallory Swanson with romantic gesture in Red Stars locker room "Only the best for the best" - Cubs' Dansby Swanson surprises wife Mallory Swanson with romantic gesture in Red Stars locker room
"Only the best for the best" - Cubs' Dansby Swanson surprises wife Mallory Swanson with romantic gesture in Red Stars locker room
"I am just so proud of you" - Max Fried's girlfriend Rose Lavelle gets a shout-out from Dansby Swanson's soccer star wife Mallory Swanson "I am just so proud of you" - Max Fried's girlfriend Rose Lavelle gets a shout-out from Dansby Swanson's soccer star wife Mallory Swanson
"I am just so proud of you" - Max Fried's girlfriend Rose Lavelle gets a shout-out from Dansby Swanson's soccer star wife Mallory Swanson

Dansby Swanson: A Brief Biography

Dansby Swanson
Dansby Swanson


James Dansby Swanson is a baseball player hailing from the United States. He is now a shortstop for the Chicago Cubs in Major League Baseball (MLB). In the past, he has represented the Arizona Diamondbacks (MiLB) and the Atlanta Braves in the MLB.


Born in 1994 in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States, Dansby Swanson celebrates his birthday February 11 every year. He started playing baseball in his high school. He came to the MLB with the Atlanta Braves on August 17, 2016. Since then, he has established himself to be an accomplished baseball player. He become an MLB All-Star player in 2022 and 2023. Besides this, he also became the World Series Champion in 2021 and won the Gold Glove Award in 2022. Prior to starting his MLB career, Dansby Swanson has also represented team United States at the Haarlem Baseball Week in Haarlem, the Netherlands in 2014. He won a gold medal for his efforts there.


With 124 home runs and 67 stolen bases along with a RBI of 491 and a batting average of .253, Dansvy Swanson has become one of the popular baseball players in recent times. He is committed to develop and become an even better baseball player in the future.


Dansby Swanson Personal Information


NameJames Dansby Swanson
Age29 years
DOBFebruary 11, 1994
NationalityAmerican
Mother NameNancy Swanson
Father nameCooter Swanson
ProfessionBaseball Player
Net Worth$5 million ( approximately)
Height6’1”
Weight190 lbs
EducationMarietta High School, Vanderbilt University
Relationship StatusMarried to Mallory Diane Swanson


Dansby Swanson’s Early Life

Dansby Swanson was born and grew up in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. He started his baseball playing career at Marietta High School in Georgia. While at the school, he was involved with both the baseball and the basketball teams. He was nicknamed “Three-point Swanson”, because as a senior, he achieved a 44% three-point field goal range of shooting and also achieved 14 points per game for his school’s basketball team.


After school, Dansby Swanson enrolled himself in Vanderbilt University and decided not to accept the selection of the Colorado Rockies during the MLB Draft of 2012. He played baseball with the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team. The Vanderbilt Commodores performed really well at the Southeastern Conference (SEC) in 2014 and Dansby Swanson was instrumental in it. With his help, Vanderbilt Commodores became the national champions for the first time when they defeated the Virginia Cavaliers in the finals of the College World Series (CWS). For his contributions, Dansby Swanson was honored as the CWS Most Outstanding Player. He also won the Brooks Wallace Award in 2015 for being the best shortstop in college baseball in America.


During the SEC Tournament of 2015, Dansvy Swanson however struggled to keep his performance from the earlier year. Despite this, he helped his team get to the finals where they lost to their opponents from the previous year, the Virginia Cavaliers.


Dansby Swanson’s Personal Life

Dansby Swanson was a fan of the Atlanta Braves while he was growing up as a child and showed up to their games at Turner Field. He is married to Mallory Diane Swanson, a soccer player on the Chicago Red Stars of the NWSL and on the United States women’s soccer team. His actual name is James Swanson but he uses his mother’s maiden name “Dansby”, as his first name. Dansby Swanson suffers from anxiety attacks which has resulted in negative performance in his baseball career during his first few seasons as a professional. Apart from these, he has not revealed other aspects of his personal life.


Dansby Swanson’s Family Background

Dansby Swanson with his Parents (on both sides with him in the middle), Source:- Instagram, @dansbyswanson
Dansby Swanson with his Parents (on both sides with him in the middle), Source:- Instagram, @dansbyswanson

Dansby Swanson’s family background consists of his father, mother and two older siblings. He comes from an athletic family as both of his parents were former athletes at Troy University.

Cooter Swanson is his father. He is a former athlete and also a coach. He used to play college baseball with the Troy Trojans and also was an assistant coach for the team. He has influenced his son in a big way and also taught him everything he knows about baseball.


Nancy Swanson (nee Dansby) is the mother of Dansby Swanson. She is a former tennis and basketball player at Troy University. The Mother and son duo often play ping-pong together; he loses every time to his mother. Dansby Swanson is undoubtedly close to both of his parents and they also show up during his games to cheer for him.

Dansby Swanson with his siblings, Source:- Instagram, @therealcswanson
Dansby Swanson with his siblings, Source:- Instagram, @therealcswanson

Besides his parents, Dansby Swanson also has an older brother and older sister and they are former athletes too. His older brother Chase Swanson played college baseball with the Mercer Bears of Mercer University. His older sister Lindsey Swanson played college softball with the Georgia State Bobcats of the Georgia College & State University.


Dansby Swanson’s Wife

Dansby Swanson with his wife, Source:- Instagram, @dansbyswanson
Dansby Swanson with his wife, Source:- Instagram, @dansbyswanson

Dansby Swanson is married to Mallory Diane Swanson. She is a soccer player for the Chicago Red Stars in the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and also a member of the United States women’s soccer team. She plays as a forward. Before marriage. Her name was Mallory Diane Pugh and she was born on April 29, 1998 in Littleton, Colorado, United States.


Mallory Daine Swanson’s brother-in-law and Dnasby Swanson’s former teammate first introduced the couple to each other. The couple eventually got into a romantic relationship with each other. Mallory Diane Swanson has revealed that she was very nervous watching her future husband play the World Series in 2021 because it reminded her of how her parents feel when they watch her play. However, she was extremely proud of him when he became the World Series Champion in 2021. After years of dating, the couple finally married on December 10, 2022.


She is very active on social media. Her Instagram account is called @malpugh and has 640K followers in it. She posts pictures of her professional and personal life in this account. She can also be found on X with the account name @MalPugh and has 108.8K followers in this account. Here, she tweets about happenings in her football career.


Dansby Swanson’s Children

Dansby Swanson and his wife Mallory Diane Swanson do not have any children as of yet.


Dansby Swanson’s Social Media

Dansby Swanson is very active on social media. His Instagram account is called @dansbyswanson and it has 661K followers on this account. He posts images from his baseball career as well as his professional life on this account.


Dansby Swanson is also available on X. There, his account is called @LieutenantDans7 and he has 207K followers on this account. Here also he tweets information about his baseball career in general.


Dansby Swanson Net Worth

According to different online sources, Dansby Swanson is said to have gathered a net worth of around $5 million in 2023. This huge net worth is mainly because of the good skills that he has shown as a baseball player. His time with the Atlanta Braves and now the Chicago Cubs have helped him to become a favorite among the fans. Dansby Swanson’s net worth will only continuously increase as his baseball career continues into the future.


Dansby Swanson’s Brand Ambassador

Dansby Swanson has been the brand ambassador for two companies till now in his career. He has been a brand ambassador for Wellstar Health System, which is one of the largest health system in Georgia, United States. Furthermore, he has also been a brand ambassador for New Era Caps, which makes caps for all the teams in the MLB.


Besides being a brand ambassador, Dansby Swanson has also endorsed many brands in his career till now. He has worked with T-Mobile for their best prepaid plans, Internet, TV and banking services. He has also worked with Degree for using their deodorants and other products.


His other endorsements include Hulu, a well known streaming service, Nike for their clothing, apparels and sports gear that he uses in his games. He has also endorsed Ford, the vehicle company for excellent quality cars that they provide. He has endorsed Papa John’s for their pizzas. Lastly, he has endorsed LGE Banks, for one of the best banking services they provide in Georgia, United States.


Dansby Swanson’s Investments

Dansby Swanson has not revealed for making any kind of investments in any sectors yet.


Dansby Swanson’s Career Stats

Dansby Swanson has developed himself as one of the emerging best players in the MLB in present times. His times with the Atlanta Braves and the Chicago Cubs have helped him to prove his baseball skills to the fans. This has also helped him to achieve considerable career statistics in his career till now. This is a representation of the statistics that he has achieved in his career till now in a table format (as of 2023):


Career Regular Season Statistics
At-Bats 3608
Runs 514
Hits 913
Home Runs 124
Runs Batted In 491
Stolen Bases 67
Batting Average .253
On-base Percentage .322
On Base Plus Slugging .739


Source:- mlb.com


Dansby Swanson’s Achievements

Dansby Swanson has quite a few achievements in his career as a baseball player. These are all the achievements that Dansby Swanson has achieved as a baseball player. This is presented in a table format.


Year Achievements
2021 World Series Champion.
2022 1st All-Star Game appearance, Gold Glove Award.
2023 2nd All-Star Game appearance.


All these are proof of the good skills that he possess as a baseball player.


Dansby Swanson’s Contract

Dansby Swanson’s present contract, according to Spotrac, is a 7-year contract worth $177 million signed with the Chicago Cubs on December 17, 2022. According to this contract, the team has provided him with a signing bonus of $7,000,000, guaranteed him $177,000,000 along with an annual average salary of $25,285,714. He will be earning a base salary of $13,000,000 along with a signing bonus of $7,000,000 and will have a total salary of $14,000,000. His present contract also includes a full clause of no-trade. He will resume unrestricted free agency in 2030.


Dansby Swanson’s Diet

Dansby Swanson believes in keeping himself healthy by eating nutritious foods. He likes eating secret foods, supplements and fad foods. At the same time, he has mentioned that he is allergic to raspberries and he avoids such foods. He also further stated that a person’s body requires variety and therefore, it is important to have a meal plan that will prove to be beneficial for the body. He also eats gluten free foods to keep himself fit for his games.


However, he loves to eat meat loves prepared by his mother. His mother used to deliver food to his house during the holiday of July 4th holiday in the Covid-19 situation of 2020. Lastly, he also loves eating M&M’s.


Dansby Swanson’s House

Dansby Swanson owns three houses. His first house is located in Atlanta, Georgia, United States. He purchased this house in November 2020 for $1.63 million. This house is located on 1.3 acres of land, the house is an estate made of brick. It has 5 bedrooms with 5.5 bathrooms. The living space is 4,529 square feet and has living spaces both inside and outside. There is also a dining room and a paneled study room. There is also a fireplace and a wet bar. There is also a guest bedroom and a breakfast and a family room. The house also has a powder room, mudroom and home office.


Dansby Swanson also owns a house in Kennesaw, Georgia, United States. He purchased that house for $315,000 in Nashville, Tennessee, United States. This is located on 13,000 square feet of land and is a two bedroom and two bathroom condominium.


Dansby Swanson and his wife Mallory Daine Swanson recently purchased Theo Epstein’s house in Lakeview, Chicago, United States for $3.5 million. This house is 7000 square feet and is a mansion of 6-bedrooms. It is made up of brick and limestone. It has floor to ceiling windows, a rooftop deck, wet bar, theater, recreational room and a garage in which four cars can be kept. It also has a gourmet kitchen along with 5 full bathrooms and two half-bathrooms. Finally, there is also a fireplace made up of limestone and a curved staircase adorned with skylights.


Dansby Swanson’s Cars

Dansby Swanson had revealed that the first vehicle he purchased with his first signing bonus was a nice truck. Apart from this, he has not revealed much more about his vehicle collection

FAQs

A. Dansby Swanson’s age is 29 years.

A. Dansby Swanson plays for the Chicago Cubs in Major League Baseball. 

A. Dansby Swanson’s net worth is currently around $5 million( approximately).

A. Mallory Diane Swanson, a soccer player for the Chicago Red Stars, is the wife of Dansby Swanson.

A. Dansby Swanson has 124 home runs in his career till now. 

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