Mike Trout is undoubtedly one of the greatest players to play the game of baseball. Most MLB fans are aware of his accolades, abilities, and accomplishments, but there are many other things to learn about the Los Angeles Angels All-Star beyond the stats.
For example, did you know he was once banned from playing a particular carnival game at the county fair, or that a prankster gave him one of his nicknames, or that he asked for the autograph of his childhood idol on the field during a game, or that he was once walked intentionally with the bases loaded?
These facts about the LA Angels Outfielder might surprise you.....
1. A different side to Mike Trout
In the “Before the Bigs: Mike Trout” documentary by FOX Sports West, Tyler Trout revealed that there is another side to his brother that people don’t see. It’s his prankster side.
“I remember growing up, one time we put a walkie-talkie on my grandmother’s dog and sent him into her house, and we were talking to her through the walk-talkie. She’s looking at the dog thinking, ‘Is this dog really…’ and we’re watching through the window, of course, laughing uncontrollably.”
Tyler said grandma started responding back to the dog, but we suspect in the end she had a good laugh, too.
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