David Eckstein was born on January 20, 1975, in Sanford, Florida and is a retired professional baseball player who played Shortstop. He played in Major League Baseball tournaments for ten years (2001-2010). This page will take a closer look at David Eckstein Net Worth.
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David Eckstein enrolled at Seminole High School in Sanford, Florida and played baseball for four years in the school. He was voted “Most Helpful” in high school. He earned an athletic scholarship at the University of Florida. Eckstein continued to play baseball during his college years and was inducted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a “Gator Great” in 2007.
Eckstein bats Right and throws Right. Eckstein debuted in the American Major League Baseball (MLB) on April 3, 2001 for the Anaheim Angels. In all, Eckstein played for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, St. Louis Cardinals, Toronto Blue Jays, Arizona Diamondbacks, and San Diego Padres. Eckstein’s career ended with the San Diego Padres in 2010.
During his baseball career, Eckstein became well known as one of the best defensive shortstops in baseball. In American League Rookie of the Year voting with the Anaheim Angels in 2001, Eckstein finished fourth and became a National League All-Star with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2005 and 2006.
Some of Eckstein’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Batting average stat of .280, a Home runs stat of 35, and a Run batted in stat of 392.
In January 2019 Pittsburg Pirates announced hiring David Eckstein as a special assistant in their baseball operations department.
Eckstein’s wife Ashley, who is an American movie and voice actress and a fashion designer, runs a successful multi-million dollars business making Sci-Fi merchandise for fan girls. David is a partner in the business, but his interests remain in baseball.
He was last under contract in 2010, according to USA Today, with a 1 (2010) year package worth $1 million. Over the years, Eckstein earned $200,000 in 2001, $300,000 in 2002, $400,000 in 2003, $2 million in 2004, $2 million in 2005, $3 million in 2006, $5 million in 2007, $900,000 in 2008, $900,000 in 2009, and $1 million in 2010.
Player annual pay can range widely. In the MLB, the median pay is about $3 million per year. Top pro baseball players can make $25 million or more every year, and lower paid players bring in $1 million or less.
Outside the MLB, most contracts are worth less than $10,000 a year.
So what is baseball player David Eckstein net worth in 2019? Our estimate for David Eckstein’s net worth as of 2019 is $16 Million.
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