Hoyt Wilhelm was a pro baseball player who played Pitcher. Wilhelm was born on July 26, 1922, in Huntersville, North Carolina. Wilhelm died on August 23, 2002, in Sarasota, Florida. This page will take a closer look at Hoyt Wilhelm’s net worth.Image Credit: Bowman Gum
Wilhelm batted Right and threw Right. Wilhelm debuted in the MLB on April 18, 1952 for the New York Giants. In all, Wilhelm played for the New York Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Cleveland Indians, Baltimore Orioles, Chicago White Sox, California Angels, Atlanta Braves, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, and Los Angeles Dodgers. Wilhelm’s career ended with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1972.
Some of Wilhelm’s most prominent statistics in the MLB included a Win-loss record (pitching) stat of 143-122, a Earned run average stat of 2.52, and a Strikeouts stat of 1,610. Some of the highlights of Hoyt Wilhelm’s career included: 8× Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 1959 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 1961 Major League Baseball All-Star Game -1962 Major League Baseball All-Star Game, 1970 Major League Baseball All-Star Game), World Series champion, 2× List of Major League Baseball annual ERA leaders, Pitched a no-hitter on September 20, 1958, and Baltimore Orioles Hall of Fame.
Hoyt Wilhelm was inducted into the National Hall of Fame during the 1985 induction period with a vote of 83.8% (eighth ballot).
Player annual pay can range widely. In professional baseball, the median pay is approximately $3 million annually. Top MLB players can receive $25 million or more per annum, and lower rated players make $1 million or less. In the minor leagues, most contracts pay less than $10,000 a year.
So what was baseball player Hoyt Wilhelm’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Hoyt Wilhelm’s net worth at death is: $800,000
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