This story appears in the Aug. To subscribe to the magazine click here. In his rare moments of repose, in between frightfully hurtling his pound body against outfield walls and turf in pursuit of airborne baseballs, completing more dust-raising dashes around the bases than anybody in the American League and slugging like almost no leadoff hitter who ever lived, Astros outfielder George Springer will look high and low into the stands between pitches for the reason he plays baseball with such high-wattage ebullience. It may be in the third deck, a height at which no foul ball could possibly reach. There is a boy or girl with a baseball glove on, pounding a fist into the pocket, ready to make a play.
Houston woman killed in Florida was not the gunman's first target, police report states - . Meet Charlise Castro, George Springer's fiancée and former softball star . We even found a story about her star turn in college here. In her three years at Albany, Castro hit with 33 home runs and RBIs in. Spring Training · Regular Season · Important Dates · Regular Season . All-Star outfielder's work ethic instilled early by his role models Springer's presence at the top of the lineup and his dynamic play in the outfield have set . George Springer Sr. immigrated to New Britain from Panama at 17 years old. George Chelston Springer III (born September 19, ) is an American professional baseball . Springer hit the first home run of his MLB career on May 8, at Comerica Park off of Detroit Tigers pitcher Drew Smyly. . Springer's grandfather, George, immigrated from Panama at age 17 and pitched for four years at.