Giancarlo Stanton is an American born Major League Baseball player. He plays outfielder for the Miami Marlins.
On June 6, 2010, the Miami Marlins announced that Stanton would be called up to the Major Leagues, making his debut on June 8th. At 20 years, 212 days, he became the third youngest player in Marlins history. Stanton went 3-for-5 with two infield singles and scored twice in the debut.
Stanton finished the 2012 season with career highs in home runs (37; 2nd in the National League, behind only Ryan Braun), batting average (.290), on-base percentage (.361), and slugging percentage (.608) which led all of MLB. He was third in the NL in on base plus slugging percentage (.969; behind Braun and Joey Votto).