Dave Parker Net Worth 2018: What is this baseball player worth?

Dave Parker is a pro baseball player who plays Right fielder / Designated hitter. Parker was born on June 9, 1951, in Calhoun, Mississippi. This page will take a closer look at Dave Parker’s net worth.

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Dave Parker Career, Earnings

Parker bats Left and throws Right. Parker debuted in the MLB on July 12, 1973 for the Pittsburgh Pirates. In all, Parker played for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Cincinnati Reds, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, and Toronto Blue Jays. Parker’s career ended with the Toronto Blue Jays in 1991.

Some of Parker’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Batting average stat of .290, a Hit stat of 2,712, and a Home runs stat of 339. Some of the highlights of Dave Parker’s career include: 7× Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 2× World Series champion, Major League Baseball Most Valuable Player Award, 3× Gold Glove Award, 3× Silver Slugger Award, 2× List of Major League Baseball batting champions, List of Major League Baseball annual runs batted in leaders, and Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame and Museum.

Dave Parker Net Worth 2018

Dave Parker was last under contract in 1991, according to USA Today, with a 1 (1991) year package worth $1.6 million. Over the years, Parker earned $1 million in 1988, $900,000 in 1989, $1.2 million in 1990, and $1.6 million in 1991.

Baseball salaries can range widely. In professional baseball, the average player earns near $3 million annually. Top baseball players can get $25 million or more per year, and less successful players make $1 million or less.

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In the minor leagues, most contracts are worth less than $10,000 a year. Notable datapoints from Wikipedia about the contracts signed by Dave Parker include:

  • “Parker was the first professional athlete to earn an average of one million dollars per year, having signed a five-year, $5 million contract in January 1979.”

So what is baseball player Dave Parker’s net worth in 2018? Our estimate for Dave Parker’s net worth as of 2018 is: $15 million

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