Born and raised in Orange County, California, Mark Trumbo remained a hometown favorite for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim for the first few years of his career. Splitting his time between first, third base and the outfield, Trumbo established himself as a legitimate starter for the Southern California based Major League Baseball Team.
In 2011, Trumbo led all rookies with 29 home runs and 87 RBI’s, while batting .254 in his rookie campaign. He finished second in Rookie of the Year voting that year. Trumbo also led the American League in putouts with 1,284 in 2011. Trumbo was selected to the 2012 Major League Baseball All-Star Game in his sophomore season. It was the first of his career. He was also selected to participate in the 2012 Home Run Derby, where he advanced into the second round of competition before being knocked out.
Before the 2014 season, Trumbo was traded to the Arizona Diamondbacks.
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