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Nolan Fontana

Nolan Fontana 7 SS

Salt Lake Bees

  • Status: Disabled 7-Day
  • Full Name: Nolan David Fontana
  • Age: 26 (June 6, 1991)
  • Birthplace: Winter Garden, FL
  • Bats/Throws: L/R Ht: 5' 11" Wt: 195
  • Draft: Round 2 (2012, HOU)
  • MLB Debut: 05/22/2017
  • School: Florida
  • Relationship(s): grandson of Lew Burdette
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Nolan Fontana Stats Summary

Nolan Fontana Career Stats

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Team Date Transaction
April 21, 2018 Salt Lake Bees placed SS Nolan Fontana on the 7-day disabled list retroactive to April 19, 2018.
April 7, 2018 Los Angeles Angels optioned SS Nolan Fontana to Salt Lake Bees.
March 31, 2018 Los Angeles Angels recalled SS Nolan Fontana from Salt Lake Bees.
March 23, 2018 Los Angeles Angels optioned SS Nolan Fontana to Salt Lake Bees.
September 1, 2017 Los Angeles Angels recalled Nolan Fontana from Salt Lake Bees.
August 1, 2017 Salt Lake Bees activated SS Nolan Fontana from the 7-day disabled list.
July 25, 2017 Salt Lake Bees placed SS Nolan Fontana on the 7-day disabled list. Left shoulder subluxation.
May 30, 2017 Los Angeles Angels optioned SS Nolan Fontana to Salt Lake Bees.
May 22, 2017 Los Angeles Angels recalled Nolan Fontana from Salt Lake Bees.
March 25, 2017 Los Angeles Angels optioned SS Nolan Fontana to Salt Lake Bees.
November 22, 2016 Los Angeles Angels claimed Nolan Fontana off waivers from Houston Astros.
October 3, 2016 Houston Astros recalled SS Nolan Fontana from Fresno Grizzlies.
July 25, 2016 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Corpus Christi Hooks.
July 14, 2016 2B Nolan Fontana assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Fresno Grizzlies.
March 20, 2016 Houston Astros optioned 2B Nolan Fontana to Fresno Grizzlies.
November 20, 2015 Houston Astros selected the contract of Nolan Fontana from Fresno Grizzlies.
April 8, 2015 2B Nolan Fontana assigned to Fresno Grizzlies from Corpus Christi Hooks.
January 13, 2015 Houston Astros invited non-roster 2B Nolan Fontana to spring training.
September 17, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks activated 2B Nolan Fontana from the 7-day disabled list.
June 22, 2014 Corpus Christi Hooks placed 2B Nolan Fontana on the 7-day disabled list.
April 2, 2014 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Corpus Christi Hooks from Lancaster JetHawks.
March 8, 2014 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Houston Astros.
June 3, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks activated SS Nolan Fontana from the 7-day disabled list.
May 16, 2013 Lancaster JetHawks placed SS Nolan Fontana on the 7-day disabled list.
April 1, 2013 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Lancaster JetHawks from Quad Cities River Bandits.
February 26, 2013 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Houston Astros.
July 5, 2012 SS Nolan Fontana assigned to Lexington Legends.
June 26, 2012 Houston Astros signed SS Nolan Fontana.
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Nolan Fontana Awards and Honors

Nolan Fontana  7 SS

Nolan Fontana
  • Full Name: Nolan David Fontana
  • Born: June 6, 1991
  • Age: 26
  • Birthplace: Winter Garden, FL
  • Bats: L
  • Throws: R
  • Height: 5' 11"
  • Weight: 195
  • Draft: Round 2 (2012, HOU)
  • School: Florida
  • MLB Debut: 05/22/2017

2017 Highlights

Made MLB debut with the Angels on May 22 at Tampa Bay. Collected first MLB hit with a solo home run at Miami on May 26…Led Salt Lake with 75 walks drawn, finishing second in the PCL and fourth in franchise history and the most since David Ortiz in 1999…Hit the first walk-off inside-the-park home run in franchise history on May 13, winning the Minor League Baseball Award for best home run during the 2017 season…Legged out two inside-the-park home runs during the season joining Peter Bourjos (2010) and Jeremy Moore (2011) as the only two Salt Lake players to accomplish the feat…Paced the Bees with 82 runs scored, finishing ninth among PCL batters.

2016: Combined for a .975 fielding percentage between 86 games at shortstop and 27 at second base…Claimed off waivers by the Los Angeles Angels from the Houston Astros on November 22.

2015: Led Fresno and finished second in the PCL with 74 bases on balls during the season…Finished fourth on the Grizzlies with 21 doubles.

2014: Named Texas League Mid-Season All-Star with Corpus Christi…Would have led the Texas League with a .418 on-base percentage, but did not have enough plate appearances to qualify…Was placed on the disabled list from June 22, ending the season on the DL.

2013: Drew a California League best 102 walks during the season with Lancaster…Also led the California league with a .415 on-base percentage.

2012: Despite playing in only 49 games finished third on Lexington with 65 walks drawn…Got on base at a .464 clip leading the team among players with 10 or more games played.

PERSONAL: Full name is Nolan David Fontana…Named after Hall of Fame Pitcher Nolan Ryan…Grandson of All-Star pitcher Lew Burdette, MVP of 1957 World Series…Played at West Orange HS (Winter Garden, Florida) and was a three-year player at University of Florida, named 2010 Freshman All-American.