Eddie Waitkus was a pro baseball player who played First baseman. Waitkus was born on September 4, 1919, in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Waitkus died on September 16, 1972, in Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts. This page will take a closer look at Eddie Waitkus’s net worth.
Waitkus batted Left and threw Left. Waitkus debuted in the MLB on April 15, 1941 for the Chicago Cubs. In all, Waitkus played for the Chicago Cubs, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore Orioles, and Philadelphia Phillies. Waitkus’s career ended with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1955.
Some of Waitkus’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Batting average stat of .285, a Home runs stat of 24, and a Run batted in stat of 373. Some of the highlights of Eddie Waitkus’s career included: 2× Major League Baseball All-Star Game.
Baseball earnings can range widely. In Major League Baseball, the average player earns around $3 million annually. Top baseball players can receive $25 million or more every year, and less successful players bring in $1 million or less. Outside the MLB, most contracts pay less than $10,000 a year.
So what was baseball player Eddie Waitkus’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Eddie Waitkus’s net worth at death is:
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