Jordan Lawlar: Family, Minor League And Girlfriend

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Jordan Lawlar is an American professional baseball player who currently serves as a shortstop in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization.

The Arizona Diamondbacks chose him as the sixth overall pick in the first round of the 2021 Major League Baseball draft.

The player played at four different levels in 2022, reaching Double-A Amarillo by the end of the season.

Jordan has also been selected for the 2022 All-Star Futures Game and the Arizona Fall League. He is expected to reach the majors by 2024.

Baseball Player Jordan Lawlar
Baseball Player Jordan Lawlar (Source: Instagram)

Jordan is ranked as MLB’s 11th-best overall prospect and the second-best prospect in the Arizona system, behind only outfielder Corbin Carroll.

Read the whole article to know in detail about the professional and personal life of Jordan Lawlar. Before that, here are some quick facts!

Quick Facts

Full Name Jordan Lawlar
Birth Date July 17, 2002
Birth Place Carrollton, Texas
Nickname N/A
Age 21 years old
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Ethnicity Not known
Father Eric Lawlar
Mother Hope Lawlar
Siblings Not known
Horoscope Cancer
Chinese Zodiac Horse
Height 6 feet 2 inches / 1.88 meters / 188 cm
Weight 190 pounds / 86 kilograms
Build Strong and well-built
Tattoos None
Pets Not known
Profession Baseball player
Playing Position Shortstop
Active Years 2021-present
Batted Right
Threw Right
MLB Debut Yet to make his MLB debut
Marital Status Not married
Partner Sydney Grace 
Children None
Net Worth $1-2 Million
Social Media Instagram
Last Update May 2024

Early Life And Family

Jordan Lawlar was born on July 17, 2002, in Carrollton, Texas, U.S. He is the son of Eric Lawlar and Hope Lawlar. His father, Eric, is a former NFL player.

Likewise, his mother, Hope, often posts about his games and achievements on social media.

Jordan Lawlar with his mother
Jordan Lawlar with his mother (Source: Instagram)

Unfortunately, there isn’t any information about his siblings or early life. However, it is known that he began playing baseball around age five.

Jordan Lawlar’s Father, Eric Lawlar, Played In The NFL

Eric Lawlar is a former NFL player who played as a wide receiver.

He was born in Bellevue, Washington. He played college football at Harvard University, where he was a two-time All-Ivy League selection and a team captain in 2004.

Eric had 1,268 receiving yards and 11 touchdowns in his college career. Any NFL team did not draft him, but he signed as a free agent with the Seattle Seahawks in 2005.

The Seahawks later released him, and did not play in any regular season games. Eric has mentored and advised his son, who inherited his athletic talent and work ethic. 

A Baseball Standout In High School

Jordan Lawlar attended Jesuit College Preparatory School of Dallas in Dallas, Texas. He played varsity baseball starting from his sophomore year in 2019.

He had a batting average of .409 during his sophomore year with five home runs. In his junior year, he hit .485 with one home run and 13 RBIs in 12 games before the season was cut short due to COVID-19.

That summer, he played in the Perfect Game All-American Classic and was named the Jackie Robinson Perfect Game Player of the Year.

In his senior year, he had an impressive season with a .412 batting average, six home runs, 37 RBIs, and 32 stolen bases. He was named the Texas Gatorade Baseball Player of the Year.

Jordan had initially committed to play college baseball at Vanderbilt University. However, he opted to sign with the Arizona Diamondbacks after being drafted in the first round.

Age, Body Measurements & More

Jordan Lawlar was born in the year 2002. Hence, he is currently 21 years old. His zodiac sign is Cancer

The player stands at 6-foot-2 and weighs 190 lbs. He is a right-handed batter and right-handed thrower.

Professional Baseball Career

In 2021, Jordan Lawlar began his professional baseball career after being selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks as the sixth overall pick in the 2021 MLB draft. He signed a contract with a bonus of $6.7 million.

Lawlar debuted with the Arizona Complex League Diamondbacks. However, he, unfortunately, suffered a left shoulder injury that required season-ending surgery after just two games.

The player returned to the field in 2022 and started the season playing for the Visalia Rawhide in the Low-A California League. However, he was placed on the injured list due to a back injury in late May.

Lawlar made a comeback in mid-June and showcased an impressive performance with a .351 batting average, nine home runs, 32 RBIs, and 24 stolen bases over 44 games.

As a result, he was promoted to the Hillsboro Hops in the High-A Northwest League in late July.

Jordan Lawlar playing baseball
Lawlar Playing Baseball (Source: Instagram)

He played 30 games for Hillsboro before being promoted to the Amarillo Sod Poodles in the Double-A Texas League.

In his 20 games with Amarillo to finish the season, the player batted .212 with four home runs and 11 RBIs.

After the season, Lawlar was chosen to play in the Arizona Fall League for the Salt River Rafters. Unfortunately, he suffered a fractured left scapula when hit by a pitch from Baltimore Orioles prospect Nick Richmond, leading to a six-to-eight-week recovery period.

In the 2023 season, Lawlar started with the Amarillo Sod Poodles.

He is currently regarded as the 11th-best overall prospect in Major League Baseball and the second-best prospect in the Arizona Diamondbacks system, just behind outfielder Corbin Carroll.

Who Is Jordan Lawlar Dating? Any Girlfriend?

The MiLB player Lawlar is currently in a relationship with his high school girlfriend Sydney Grace.

Jordan and Sydney haven’t publicly revealed their relationship. However, the couple can often be seen hanging with each other. 

Jordan And His Girlfriend Sydney
Jordan And His Girlfriend Sydney (Source: Instagram)

Sydney and Jordan began dating in 2017. Sydney is actively involved in sports and plays softball for North Texas.

Interesting Facts

  • He has the distinction of hitting a home run on the first and last days of his varsity baseball career.
  • He is also the first player from Jesuit Prep to be drafted in the first round of the MLB draft.
  • He played for the Dallas Tigers, a youth player development team that produced stars like Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber, and Michael Kopech. 

Net Worth & Contracts Of Jordan Lawlar

Jordan Lawlar’s net worth and contract are not publicly available. However, based on his signing bonus and salary, his estimated net worth ranges between $1-2 million as of 2024.

The player signed a bonus of $6.7 million with the Arizona Diamondbacks after they drafted him in the first round with the sixth overall selection of the 2021 MLB. 

His salary is unknown. But, he likely earns the minimum salary for minor league players, which is $700 per month for Rookie-level and short-season leagues. 

Likewise, it is $1,600 per month for Class A leagues, $2,500 per month for Double-A leagues, and $3,500 per month for Triple-A leagues.

He is expected to reach the major league by 2024.

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