Dansby Swanson Height, Weight, Family, Girlfriend, Education, Biography

Dansby Swanson Quick Info
height 6 feet 1 inch
weight 86 kg
Date of birth 11 February 1994
Zodiac sign Aquarius
friend mallory pugh

dansby swanson is an American professional baseball player who played as a shortstop atlanta brave (2016-present) in major League Baseball (MLB). In 2022, he was part of BravesThe team that won world Series (Championship Series mlb) by defeating Houston Astros 2. Representing the United States of America by a margin of 4 sports, he won the ‘Gold’ medal in 2014 Harlem Baseball WeekAn international invitational baseball tournament in Haarlem, Netherlands that was first held in 1961 and has been held in even-numbered years since 1972.

name at birth

James Dansby Swanson

nick name


Sun sign


birth place

Kennesaw, Cobb County, Georgia, United States


atlanta, Georgia, United States




Dansby took part Marietta High School, the only high school in the Marietta City School District, Georgia. After graduating high school, he joined Vanderbilt University In 2012, a private research university in Nashville, Tennessee. There, he played for Vanderbilt Commodore College Baseball Team.


professional baseball player


  • father – Cooters Swanson (former college baseball player)
  • Mother – Nancy Swanson (née Dansby) (Former college basketball and tennis player)
  • siblings – Chase Swanson (Older Brother) (Former College Baseball Player), Lindsay Swanson (Older Sister) (Former College Softball Player)


right handed


right handed

positions played


Jersey number

7, 2 – Atlanta Braves




6 feet 1 inch or 185.5 cm


86 kg or 189.5 lbs

girlfriend / spouse

Dansby has dated –

  1. mallory pugh (2017-Present) – Dansby started dating professional football player Mallory Pugh in December 2017. They were introduced to each other by professional baseball player Jess Peterson, who is Mallory’s brother-in-law and Dansby’s former teammate. Both got engaged in December 2022.

Caste / Ethnicity


He is of American descent.

hair color

dark brown

eye color


sexual orientation


special features

  • toned physique
  • ingrown, tousled, wavy hair
  • sport a bumpy beard



Dansby Swanson Facts

  1. was chosen by Dansby Colorado Rockies in the 38th round of 2012 mlb draft but had dropped the offer so that he could join Vanderbilt University,
  2. In his freshman year at university, he could only play 11 games due to a broken bone in his leg and a torn labrum in his shoulder. He helped his team win 2014 College World Series and was namedCollege World Series Most Outstanding Player. That 2015. was also a finalist of Golden Spikes AwardThe top college player in the country is presented annually.
  3. Arizona Diamondbacks After that in 2015 he was chosen as the first overall. mlb draft, with a signing bonus of USD 6.5 million. In December 2015, during the 2015-16 off-season, Arizona Diamondbacks traded him atlanta brave, In August 2016, he was promoted to the major leagues and was assigned jersey number 2.
  4. In September 2016, he hit an inside-the-park home run against Washington NationalsThe Atlanta Braves’ First such home race since 2001. That too only 2. had become atlanta brave The player ever scored a home run inside the park with the big league home run of his career.
  5. Before the start of the 2017 season, he revealed that he would be wearing his college uniform number (7) for atlanta brave From now on. The incumbent was then sold to another team.

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