Who is Tony Kemp?
Anthony Allen Kemp professionally known as Tony Kemp is an American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder who currently plays for the Houston Astros of the Major League Baseball.
Tony Kemp Career
Born on October 31, 1991, in Tennessee, United States, Kemp attended Centennial High School and then Vanderbilt University where he played college baseball for Vanderbilt Commodores baseball team.
He was named SEC Freshman of the Year and First Team All-SEC in 2011. In 2013, he was named an All-American and the Southeastern Conference Baseball player of the Year. Due to his impressive college career, he was selected in the fifth round of 2013 MLB draft by Houston Astros.
He started playing with the Corpus Christi Hooks of the Class AA Texas League in 2015. He received a promotion to the Fresno Grizzlies of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League and was selected in the 2015 All-Star Futures Game.
On May 1, 2017, Tony came back to Astros. In 17 games with the Astros, he had a .216 average and 4 RBI. The Astros won the 2017 World Series and although he did not participate in any playoff matches, he was still on the 40 man roster and won his first championship title.
Tony Kemp Height
The average height of MLB player is 5 feet 10 inch. Kemp height of 5 feet 6 inch or 1.7 m ranks him among the shortest player in MLB. He weighs around 75 kg or 165 pounds.
Tony Kemp’s height compared to other MLB players
|Colin Moran height (1.93 m)
|Tony is 0.23 m shorter than Colin Moran
|Tyler White height (1.80 m)
|Tony is 0.10 m shorter than Tyler White
|Alex Bregman height (1.82 m)
|Tony is 0.12 m shorter than Alex Bregman
|Jose Altuve height (1.68 m)
|Tony is 0.02 m taller than Jose Altuve.
Tony Kemp Net Worth and Salary
Kemp signed a 1 year, $545,000 contract with Houston Astros including $545,000 guaranteed. His adjusted salary with the Houston Astros is $404,340. His net worth is estimated to be around $400,000 at this moment.