Mike Trout was born August 7, 1991.
Just over halfway through his fifth season in the majors, Trout is already a four-time All-Star, and has already won the AL MVP award in 2014.
Trout's greatness started in New Jersey, where he attended Millville Senior High School. From there, he was drafted 25th overall by the Los Angeles Angeles in the 2009 MLB Draft.
After being drafted, Trout played for the minor league's Arizona Angels, hitting .360 with one home run, 25 RBIs, and 13 stolen bases in 187 plate appearances over 39 games.
Trout would make his major league debut on July 8, 2011. From there, he was on and off between the majors and the minors until he would finally be called up for the last time on April 28, 2012 by the Angels.
In his rookie campaign, Trout played center field and lead the Angels in batting average, runs scored, hits, stolen bases and total bases, becoming the first player in MLB history to hit 30 home runs, steal 45 bases and score 125 runs in one season.
He easily won the AL Rookie of the Year award and even finished second in MVP voting to Miguel Cabrera that year.
While he began his sophomore campaign playing in left field, Trout was moved back and forth between center field and left field due to Peter Bourjos' injuries. However, that didn't stop him from having another sensational season, where he again finished second in MVP voting to Miguel Cabrera, hitting .323 with 27 home runs and 97 RBIs.
Trout had the best year of his career in 2014, setting career-bests in runs batted in (111) and home runs (36). Trout would go on to win his first and only AL MVP award that year, although he is well on his way to winning another one this year, too.
Thus far in 2015, Trout is playing exceptionally well as always, hitting .303 with 32 home runs and 68 RBIs. On April 17, 2015. Trout also became the youngest player in MLB history to reach 100 home runs and 100 stolen bases.