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Travis R. Shaw, nicknamed The Mayor of Ding Dong City, is an American professional baseball third baseman for the Milwaukee Brewers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He formerly played for the Boston Red Sox. Noted at 6 feet 4 inches, weighing 225 pounds, Shaw bats left handed and throws right handed. His father, Jeff, is a former two-time All-Star pitcher who played for six big league teams.
The Red Sox chose Shaw in the ninth round of the 2011 MLB draft and he made his professional debut that year with the Short-Season A Lowell Spinners, leading them in RBI (36) and ending second in doubles (14), home runs (8) and runs scored (34). On July 2 of that season, he set a team record for the most total bases (12) in a single game, after going 4-for-4 with a home run, three doubles and two walks, driving in 5 runs while scoring three times. He finished the year at Low Class A Greenville Drive, batting .333 in two games before getting a promotion to the High Class A Salem Red Sox in 2012.
On December 6, 2016, the Red Sox traded Shaw, Mauricio Dubón, and Josh Pennington to the Milwaukee Brewers for Tyler Thornburg. On April 3, 2017, Shaw was the starting third basemen, making his Brewers debut on Opening Day versus the Colorado Rockies. He went 2-4, hitting 2 doubles, consisting of an RBI double, and striking out two times.