Sean Hjelle is an American professional baseball player who plays as a pitcher for the San Francisco Giants of MLB. He previously played for the University of Kentucky baseball team, the Kentucky Wildcats. Most recently, on May 6, 2022, he made his MLB debut with the San Francisco Giants where his team lost the game to the Cardinals.
Sean Hjelle was born on May 7, 1997 in Fridley, Minnesota, USA. Her parents’ names are Mark Hjelle and Sue Hjelle. He has two sisters named Mara and Erica. His nickname is Jelly. From a young age, he actively participated and played in various sports, such as basketball and baseball. He also had loving and supportive parents. Sean completed her high school education at Mahtomedi High School in Minnesota, USA. He later enrolled at the University of Kentucky for his graduate studies. Over there he played professional college baseball for their team called the Kentucky Wildcats.
Sean Hjelle career
In high school, he played baseball as a pitcher, throwing a two-seam fastball, a changeup, and a cutter. At the same time, he also played basketball. In his collegiate career, as a sophomore in 2017, he had a 3.17 earned run average in the regular season and a 1.90 ERA in SEC games. The next year, as a junior, he was in 15 games and posted a 3.44 ERA. In 2018, he was picked 45th overall in the second round by the San Francisco Giants.
He spent that season with Salem Keizer Volcanoes and posted a 5.06 ERA where he started in 12 games. The next year, he started that season with the Augusta Green Jackets of the Class A South Atlantic League. He was later promoted to Class A-Advanced San Jose Giants in May and Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Class AA Eastern League in August. Playing from three clubs, he made 28 starts and went 7-9 with a 3.32 ERA aggregate. In 2021, he played for the Sacramento River Cats AAA Pacific Coast League and started the 2022 season with them, making his debut for the Giants against the Cardinals.
Sean Hjelle Social media
As for his social engagement, he is an active user of Instagram. He has 4,355 followers and 988 followers. His feed is filled with pictures and videos of his family and babies. He also posts pictures with his teammates and friends and also shares post-game memories.
Sean Hjelle biography
|Real name||Sean Anthony Hjelle|
|Date of birth||May 7, 1997|
|Age (as of 2022)||25 years|
|Place of birth||Fridley, Minn., USA|
|Height||in feet inches – 6′ 11” – in centimeters – 210 cm|
|Weight||in kilograms – 103kg – in pounds – 227 pounds|
|shoe size||16 (USA)|
Sean Hjelle Family
|school||Mahtomedi High School|
|University||University of Kentucky|
|Who is Sean Hjelle’s wife?||Caroline Hell|
|children||Two (George and Emmett Ira Hjelle)|
Sean is currently married to Caroline. The information about Caroline has not yet been released to the media. It seems they like not being in the spotlight. She was seen cheering and supporting Sean during games. The couple is also blessed with two children whose names are George and Emmett Ira Hjelle. They are very shy and enjoy spending time with their children.
Sean Hjelle Net Worth
Sean Hjelle made a lot of money from his baseball career. He signed for a $1.5 million signing bonus in the MLB draft. The exact information about his annual income has not yet been shared with the media. According to sources, his net worth was estimated at around $1.5 million. He could also earn from various brand endorsement deals.
Facts About Sean Hjelle
- In high school, he played both baseball and basketball.
- He played basketball at Wayne State and also played in Finland and Germany.
- He wears the number 30 in homage to both of his uncles who died of cancer.
- In 2018 he underwent the MLB Draft.
- He made his professional debut in 2018 with Salem Keizer Volcanoes.
- He has not played any games in 2020 as they were postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.