Tony Kemp is an American professional baseball second baseman and left fielder who last played for the Oakland Athletics of the Major League Baseball (MLB). He currently is a free agent but has over the years starred for Houston Astros and the Chicago Cubs.
Kemp played college baseball at Vanderbilt University before he was selected in the fifth round of the 2013 MLB draft by the Houston Astros. While with the Astros, he won the World Series championship in 2017.
Who is Tony Kemp?
Anthony Allen Kemp was born on October 31, 1991 in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. He is one of three children birthed to Catherine Kemp and Rick Kemp. His siblings are Corey and Ashley Kemp.
Kemp attended Centennial High School in Franklin, Tennessee before climbing up the academic ladder by enrolling at Vanderbilt University, where he played college baseball for the Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team.
Kemp began his collegiate baseball career in a fantastic style. He came up with multiple match-winning efforts in 2011. For his brilliant performances, he was named Southeastern Conference Freshman of the Year and First Team All-SEC at the end of the 2011 season.
During his time with the Vanderbilt Commodores, he contributed immensely to the team making its first College World Series.
In 2012, Kemp played collegiate summer baseball with the Cotuit Kettleers of the Cape Cod Baseball League and was named an All-American and the SEC Baseball Player of the Year in 2013.
Kemp was selected by the Houston Astros in the fifth round of the 2013 Major League Baseball draft. He began his professional career with the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Class AA Texas League in 2015.
He began the season with the Grizzlies before being called up to the big team in May. On May 17, 2016, he made his long-awaited MLB debut. Kemp was on the Astros’ 40-man playoff roster. He saw no playoff action in the Astros’ World Series victory but won his first championship.
The Oakland Athletics acquired Tony Kemp in a trade for Alfonso Rivas and has now fitted in nicely with the Athletics.
What is Tony Kemp’s age, height and weight?
Tony Kemp was born on October 31, 1991 in Franklin, Tennessee, United States. Currently, he is 32 years old. He stands at 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m) and weighs in at 72 kilograms (160 lb).
What is Tony Kemp’s Nationality and Ethnicity?
Tony Kemp is an American national. His ethnicity is unknown. To be updated as soon as possible.
What is Tony Kemp’s profession?
Tony Kemp is a professional baseball player.
What teams did Tony Kemp play for?
After playing for the Corpus Christi Hooks, the Fresno Grizzlies and others of the minor leagues, he went on to play for the Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs and the Oakland Athletics of the Major Leagues.
What position does Tony Kemp play?
Tony Kemp plays as a baseball second baseman and left fielder.
Why is Tony Kemp not playing?
Tony Kemp is not playing because he suffered a right ankle sprain on September 24. Also, he has not seen any action as of now because he is a free agent.
Who are Tony Kemp’s Parents?
Tony Kemp’s parents are Rick Kemp and Catherine Kemp. He grew up with them in Franklin, Tennessee.
Does Tony Kemp have siblings?
Tony Kemp has two siblings; Corey and Ashley Kemp.
Who is Tony Kemp married to?
Tony Kemp has been married to his wife Michelle Kemp.
Does Tony Kemp have children?
Tony Kemp has one child, two daughters with his wife Michelle Kemp. They are McKenna and Naomi Lee.
What is Tony Kemp’s Net Worth?
According to CA knowledge, American professional baseball player Tony Kemp has an estimated net worth of US$6 million as of 2023.