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Dansby Swanson

Dansby Swanson 7 SS

Atlanta Braves

  • Status: Active
  • Full Name: James Dansby Swanson
  • Age: 23 (February 11, 1994)
  • Birthplace: Kennesaw, GA
  • Bats/Throws: R/R Ht: 6' 1" Wt: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2015, ARI)
  • MLB Debut: 08/17/2016
  • School: Vanderbilt
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Dansby Swanson Stats Summary

Dansby Swanson Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
August 9, 2017 Atlanta Braves recalled Dansby Swanson from Gwinnett Braves.
July 27, 2017 Atlanta Braves optioned SS Dansby Swanson to Gwinnett Braves.
February 1, 2017 Dansby Swanson changed number to .
August 17, 2016 Atlanta Braves selected the contract of SS Dansby Swanson from Mississippi Braves.
April 30, 2016 SS Dansby Swanson assigned to Mississippi Braves from Carolina Mudcats.
April 4, 2016 SS Dansby Swanson assigned to Carolina Mudcats from GCL Braves.
January 7, 2016 Atlanta Braves invited non-roster SS Dansby Swanson to spring training.
January 4, 2016 SS Dansby Swanson assigned to GCL Braves.
December 9, 2015 Atlanta Braves traded RHP Shelby Miller and LHP Gabe Speier to Arizona Diamondbacks for RF Ender Inciarte, RHP Aaron Blair and SS Dansby Swanson.
August 12, 2015 SS Dansby Swanson assigned to Hillsboro Hops from AZL D-backs.
July 21, 2015 SS Dansby Swanson assigned to AZL D-backs.
July 17, 2015 Arizona Diamondbacks signed Dansby Swanson.
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Dansby Swanson Awards and Honors

Dansby Swanson  7 SS

Dansby Swanson
  • Full Name: James Dansby Swanson
  • Born: February 11, 1994
  • Age: 23
  • Birthplace: Kennesaw, GA
  • Bats: R
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 6' 1"
  • Weight: 190
  • Draft: Round 1 (2015, ARI)
  • School: Vanderbilt
  • MLB Debut: 08/17/2016

Selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks as the No. 1 overall pick in the 2015 MLB Draft out of Vanderbilt University... attended Marietta High School in Marietta, Georgia... previously drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of the 2012 Draft, but did not sign... signed with Arizona on July 17, 2015 and received a $6.5 million signing bonus... was one of four finalists for the 2015 Golden Spikes Award alongside teammate Carson Fulmer -- the duo became the fourth set of teammates to be named finalists in same year and second in Vanderbilt history, joining David Price and Pedro Alvarez in 2007... MVP of the Nashville NCAA Regional in 2015... in 2014, was named the Most Outstanding Player of the College World Series and the All-Tournament team after hitting .323 with five runs scored and three doubles with four stolen bases... Shoulder injury ended his season in 2013... two-sport star in baseball and basketball in high school... Lettered three years in baseball and hoops, while serving as team captain on the basketball team his final two seasons... Is third all-time at Marietta HS with 171 made three-point field goals... Played summer ball for the East Cobb Yankees, winning the 2012 Perfect Game national championship... SEC First-Year Academic Honor Roll selection as a freshman. In 2014, he was a member of the SEC Academic Honor Roll... son of Nancy and Cooter Swanson; has two siblings, Chase and Lindsey... nickname is Dans... favorite athlete is Nomar Garciaparra... listed the Braves as his favorite MLB team while at Vanderbilt.