Jamie Moyer Net Worth

January 18, 2023
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Jamie Moyer was born on the 18th November 1962, in Sellersville, Pennsylvania USA, and is a former baseball player in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1986 to 2010, before formally ending his career in 2012 at the age of 49. He has a selection of trophies including the All-Star Game (2003) and the title of champion of World Series 2008 with the Phillies of Philadelphia.

How much is the net worth of Jamie Moyer? It has been estimated by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $45 million, as of the data presented in the middle of 2017. Baseball is the main source of his fortune.

Jamie Moyer Net Worth $45 Million

In high school, Moyer played for the team of Souderton Area. Later, he played in the position of pitcher for Saint Joseph’s University, and still holds the record for most strikes in a season in 1984. Moyer is the only baseball player at Saint Joseph’s University whose number is no longer given to other players. After a successful season in 1984, he was selected by the Chicago Cubs in the amateur draft.

He made his major league debut in 1986, in a game against Philadelphia. After the 1988 season, Moyer was one of nine players involved in a deal between the Texas Rangers and the Chicago Cubs, but Moyer’s stay with the Texas team was not very fruitful. He spent the majority of the 1989 season on the list of injured players, and the following year, he temporarily lost his place in the rotation of starters of the team. At the end of the 1990 season, as a free agent he signed a contract with the Cardinals of Saint Louis, then in 1992 was released, and invited to the training camp of his first team, the Cubs, but was not selected. He spent the entire season in the minor ranks, in the organization of the Detroit Tigers. At the end of 1992, he signed as a free agent with the Baltimore Orioles, began the 1993 season in the minor league, but made his return to the majors in the middle of the year. He set a new personal 12-game victory that season, and played for the Orioles until 1995.

He was signed for one season the the Red Sox, then by the Seattle Mariners, and in 1997, he set the record of the second-best winning percentage in the American League with .773. His first start in the postseason was, however, stopped by an elbow injury. The following year, he celebrated his 100th victory and finished the season with an ERA of 3.53. His achievements stabilized at a high level and Moyer was elected to the All-star team of The Sporting News in 1999. His best season to date was in 2001, when Moyer had a decisive share in the 116 victories of the Mariners, which meant an American League record. The same season he celebrated his personal 150th victory. In 2003, he improved his ERA to 3.32, and at the age of 40, Moyer had his best season in terms of statistics – he won 21 games at an ERA of 3.27 with a winning percentage of .750. He was also awarded the Roberto Clemente Award and the Lou Gehrig Award.

In 2006, Moyer was sold to the Phillies; with his first start, Moyer was also the oldest player in the club’s history. He finished the year with a score of 5-2 and 4.03 ERA, and then got a two-year contract of $10.5 million. With the beginning of the season 2008, Moyer was the oldest active player of the MLB at the age of 45. With his 235th victory in the majors in 2008 against the Colorado Rockies, Moyer had managed to score a win against each of the 30 Major League teams. On the 17th April 2012, Moyer led the Colorado Rockies to a 5:3 victory over the San Diego Padres, making himself the oldest pitcher ever to win a match in the MLB. He retired at the end of the season.
Finally, in the personal life of Jamie Moyer, he has been married to Karen since 1988, and the couple has seven children, including an adoptive child from Guatemala.

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