Jim Baechtold was a professional basketball player who played Forward / Guard as number 18, 10. Baechtold’s weight was 205 pounds. Baechtold died on August 29, 2011, in Richmond, Kentucky. Baechtold was born on December 9, 1927, in McKeesport, Pennsylvania. Baechtold’s height was 6 ft 4 in. This article takes a deep dive into Jim Baechtold’s net worth.
In high school, Jim Baechtold played basketball for Moon (Coraopolis, Pennsylvania). Baechtold played basketball in college with Eastern Kentucky Colonels men’s basketball (1948-1952) and started playing professionally in 1952. In the 1952 draft, Baechtold was chosen number 2 in round 1 by the Baltimore Bullets (original). Baechtold left the game of basketball in 1957.
Baechtold played for the Baltimore Bullets during 1952-53 NBA season as well as the Elmira Colonels (American Basketball League (1925-1955)) in 1953. Later, Baechtold played for the New York Knicks throughout 1953-54 NBA season 1956-57 NBA season.
Baechtold set a career record of 3,123 (9.7 ppg) points, 1,009 (3.1 rpg) rebounds, and 685 (2.1 apg) assists.
Basketball player salaries can range between a couple thousand dollars and tens of millions of dollars per annum, depending on a number of statistics. Although on average, NBA players earn a salary of almost $2 million, a few with D-league crossover agreements are paid as little as $50,000. The salary cap for NBA players is approximately $100 million, although currently nobody earns anywhere near that amount. The top players earn nearly $35 million. Outside of the NBA, yearly earnings can dip below $20,000 per year for minor league teams.
So what was basketball player Jim Baechtold’s net worth at the time of death? Our estimate for Jim Baechtold’s net worth at death is:
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