|Batting average .265|
Role Baseball player
Siblings Jenna Bour, Jason Bour
Name Justin Bour
Parents Tracey Bour, Jim Bour
|Runs batted in 84|
Salary 436,350 USD (2015)
Home runs 24
Height 1.93 m
|Born 28 May 1988 (age 29), Centreville, Virginia, United States|
Current team Miami Marlins (#48 / Infielder)
Similar People J T Realmuto, Christian Yelich, Dee Gordon, Martin Prado, Marcell Ozuna
Justin BOUR 2015 Home Runs
Justin James Bour (born May 28, 1988) is an American professional baseball first baseman for the Miami Marlins of Major League Baseball (MLB).
Justin Bour 2016 Home Runs
Bour was born in Washington D.C. and attended Westfield High School where he led the team to a division title. At Westfield, Bour played first base and pitcher, earning first-team All-Met honors, a prestigious title for athletes in the DC Metro area. Bour then went on to attend George Mason University, following in the footsteps of his parents and brother. In his three seasons at George Mason, Bour hit 46 home runs, 187 RBIs, a .621 slugging percentage, and had a .347 batting average.
Bour was drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 25th round of the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. He was selected by the Miami Marlins in the minor league phase of the Rule 5 Draft in December 2013.
Bour was called up to the majors for the first time on June 1, 2014.
On May 17, 2015, Bour broke up Shelby Miller's no-hit bid at Marlins Park with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning. On July 3, 2015 he homered in his 4th straight game, becoming the eighth Marlin in franchise history to do so. On October 5, 2015, he was named NL Rookie of the Month for September.
On July 10, 2017, Bour joined teammate Giancarlo Stanton and participated in the Home Run Derby for the first time. He hit 22 home runs, but was ousted in the first round by Aaron Judge who managed 23 home runs and went on to win the entire competition.