They are the people kids idolise and see as role models. Most athletes are renowned for their competitiveness, athletic abilities and riches. Let’s talk about the latter, shall we? unknown is a star as a Baseball player, former professional baseball pitcher, Major League Baseball (MLB) player (1986-2010). Born in Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States on the November 18, 1962 this person had found his passion and talents where awards and recognition came soon afterwards. A proud American, standing at unknown, unknown has received recognition for a lot of success on and off the field Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame, St. Joseph’s Baseball Hall of Fame, Draft: 1984, sixth round – Chicago Cubs, Ranked tenth in the National League (1987), The Sporting News AL All-Star team (1999). Throughout a decorated career, the nicknames of 傑米·莫耶 have stuck. With regards to personal life unknown has attended Souderton Area High School in Souderton, Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph’s University, Indiana University. Dillon James Moyer, McCabe Joseph Moyer, Hutton Scott Moyer Karen (Phelps) Moyer (m. 1988) Jim Moyer are his family. So, what about the net worth? Well it is estimated that this athlete has a net worth of $45 Million.
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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.
- Net Worth: $45 Million
- Date Of Birth: November 18, 1962
- Place Of Birth: Sellersville, Pennsylvania, United States
- Weight: 185 lbs (83.9 kg)
- Profession: Baseball player, former professional baseball pitcher, Major League Baseball (MLB) player (1986-2010)
- Education: Souderton Area High School in Souderton, Pennsylvania, Saint Joseph’s University, Indiana University
- Nationality: American
- Spouse: Karen (Phelps) Moyer (m. 1988)
- Children: Dillon James Moyer, McCabe Joseph Moyer, Hutton Scott Moyer
- Parents: Jim Moyer
- Nicknames: 傑米·莫耶
- Twitter: https://twitter.com/jmo50moyer
- IMDB: http://imdb.com/name/nm1745361
- Allmusic: www.allmusic.com/artist/jamie-moyer-mn0003333002
- Awards: All-Star (2003), World Series champion (2008), Roberto Clemente Award (2003), 2003 Lou Gehrig Memorial Award, 2003 Hutch Award, 2004 Branch Rickey Award
- Nominations: Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame, St. Joseph’s Baseball Hall of Fame, Draft: 1984, sixth round – Chicago Cubs, Ranked tenth in the National League (1987), The Sporting News AL All-Star team (1999)
- Movies: ESPN SportsCentury (TV Series documentary, 2000),DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes (2006)
- TV Shows: Second City This Week (2011), Prime 9 (2009-2011), Sunday Night Baseball (1993-2010), Pardon the Interruption (2009), 2008 National League Championship Series, 2003 MLB All-Star Game,
- Filed for free agency. Moyer was 9-9 with a 4.84 ERA before suffering a season-ending elbow injury in July. [October 2010]
- Traded from the MLB Seattle Mariners to the Philadelphia Phillies. [August 2006]
- Made major league debut 16 June 1986.
- Pitcher with the Chicago Cubs (1986-1988), Texas Rangers (1989-1990), St. Louis Cardinals (1991), Baltimore Orioles (1993-1995), Boston Red Sox (1996[start]), Seattle Mariners (1996[end]-2006[start]), Philadelphia Phillies (2006[start]-2010), and Colorado Rockies (2012).
- By the end of the 2010 season, he had allowed a major-league record 511 home runs. The previous record of 505 had been held by Robin Roberts since his retirement after the *1966* season.
- 6th round pick by the Chicago Cubs in the 1984 MLB draft out of St. Joseph’s University (Philadelphia, PA).
- Resides in Seattle, Washington with his wife and their six children — three sons and three daughters.
- He and his wife, Karen, co-founded The Moyer Foundation in 2000 with the mission of making a positive impact in the lives of children by offering encouragement, comfort and support to children and their families enduring a time of profound distress.
- His father-in-law is Digger Phelps.
- Is known for his slow delivery to the plate. His pitches rarely ever top 85 mph.
|Second City This Week
|Sunday Night Baseball
||Himself – Seattle Mariners Pitcher / Himself – Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher / Himself – Baltimore Orioles Pitcher
|Pardon the Interruption
|2008 National League Championship Series
||Himself – Philadelphia Phillies Pitcher
|2003 MLB All-Star Game
||Himself – AL Pitcher: Seattle Mariners
|Sweet 116: The 2001 Seattle Mariners History Making Season
|2001 American League Championship Series
||Himself – Seattle Mariners Pitcher
||TV Series documentary
|DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes
||TV Mini-Series documentary