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Patrick Brian Burrell Wiki Biography
Born Patrick Brian Burrell on the 10th October 1976, in Eureka Springs, Arkansas USA, Pat is a retired professional baseball player who played Major League Baseball (MLB) for such teams as the Philadelphia Phillies (2000-2008), Tampa Bay Rays (2009-2010), and San Francisco Giants (2010-2011). During his career, Pat won two World Series, in 2008 and 2010.
Have you ever wondered how rich Pat Burrell is, as of mid- 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Burrell’s net worth is as high as $30 million, an amount earned largely through his successful career in baseball, which was active from 1998 until 2011.
Pat Burrell Net Worth $30 Million
Although born in Eureka Springs, Pat went to San Lorenzo Valley High School in Felton, California for his freshman year. After that, he transferred to Bellarmine College Preparatory, located in San Jose, where he excelled in football and baseball as well. He was a solid quarterback, but in his senior year decided to focus fully on baseball. He earned the California Coaches Association Player of the Year honors, following a successful year in which he batted .369 with 11 home runs.
Following his matriculation, Pat was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 43rd round of the 1995 MLB Draft, however, he opted out from signing, and instead enrolled at the University of Miami. He played for the Miami Hurricanes from 1996 to 1998 on third base, and was rather successful, winning the Most Outstanding Player of the 1996 College World Series award, and also received the Golden Spikes Award for being the best player in college baseball. Pat’s college career ended in 1998, and he posted some impressive numbers, as he had 61 home runs, 187 RBI, and a .442 batting average.
In the 1999 MLB Draft, Pat was selected as the 1st overall pick by the Philadelphia Phillies, and signed a contract that would last five years, with a signing bonus of $3.15 million, which certainly helped start his net worth. He spent two seasons in the minor league, playing for the Clearwater Phillies in the Florida State League, before on the 23rd May 2000 being brought into the major league squad, and debuting against the Houston Astros, having two hits and two RBIs. In his rookie season in the majors, Pat amassed 18 home runs, 79 RBIs, and posted a .260 batting average. He wore the Phillies jersey 111 times.
Pat continued successfully in the following years, making a great impact on the Phillies game, and after eight years leading them to a victorious World Series Final. In the Phillies play-off run that year, Pat made several rather important plays, including a three-run game-winning home run against Jeff Suppan of the Brewers, then hit a game-winning solo home run in a 3–2 victory over the Dodgers. However, Phillies opted out for left fielder Raúl Ibañez, instead of Pat.
Soon enough, Burrell found engagement in Tampa, signing a contract with the Tampa Bay Rays worth $16 million over two years. Unfortunately, only one season in Tampa was productive for Pat, as in the second one, he played in 24 games only.
After Tampa, he joined the San Francisco Giants on a minor league contract, and played for the Fresno Grizzlies, of the Pacific Coast League. Nevertheless, he was brought into the major league squad and played in 188 games in two seasons for the Giants, and won his second World Series, although he didn’t make a single hit during the World Series, since he was struck out eleven times out of fifteen on the plate. In 2011 he became a free agent and signed a one-day contract with the Phillies, as he wanted to officially retire as a Phillies member. He threw out the ceremonial first pitch in the game against the Boston Red Sox, after which he retired.
Although he left the field, Pat didn’t completely leave the game, since he is serving as a special assignment scout for the Giants, while he also holds the position of assistant to general manager Brian Sabean, which has also added to his wealth.
Regarding his personal life, Pat has two nicknames, “Pat the Bat”, due to his batting skills, and “Met Killer”, due to his outstanding performances against the New York Mets over the years.
Pat was married to Michelle Fonseca from 2007 to 2009. He had an English Bulldog which accompanied him in the Phillies 2008 World Series Parade; unfortunately, his dog died in 2014.
|Full Name||Pat Burrell|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date Of Birth||October 10, 1976|
|Place Of Birth||Eureka Springs, Arkansas, United States|
|Height||6 feet 4 inches|
|Education||University of Miami, Bellarmine College Preparatory|
|Spouse||Michelle Burrell (m. 2007–2009)|
|Parents||Mary Burrell, John Burrell|
|1||I can’t say enough about the fans and the city of Philadelphia and what they’ve meant to me and how grateful I am to have played here so long. – when asked if he imagined the celebration in Phillies after the Phillies NLDS win in LA.|
|1||Phillies signed lefty Raul Ibanez as his replacement in December 2008. As of January 3rd Pat Burrell is still a free agent. No news as to where he’ll sign. [December 2008]|
|2||(5 January) Agrees to a 2-year, $16 million deal with the Tampa Bay Rays, the team the Philadelphia Phillies defeated in the World Series. |
|3||Signed to a minor league contract by the San Francisco Giants, and assigned to AAA Fresno. [May 2010]|
|4||Filed for free agency November 2008. Was chosen to lead the World Series Parade in Philadelphia. He, his then wife, Michelle and dog Elvis rode with the Budweiser Clydesdales. Had two bulldogs with his ex-wife – Elvis and Priscilla.|
|5||Co-winner (along with Chase Utley) of the 2005 Philadelphia Phillies Player of the Year award, as selected by the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers Association of America.|
|6||Named to Baseball Digest magazine’s 2000 Rookie All-Star Team.|
|7||Outfielder/First Baseman for Philadelphia Phillies (2000-2008).|
|8||In March 2001 created a media frenzy in Philadelphia when he granted an interview to Penthouse.|
|9||Selected by Philadelphia Phillies with first overall pick in 1998 Major League Baseball Draft. Drafted by the Boston Red Sox out of high school, but opted to attend the University of Miami instead. Made major league debut on May 24, 2000 for the Phillies vs. the Houston Astros. Has drawn hitting comparisons to Mark McGwire early in his major league career. Tied for major league lead with 18 outfield assists in 2001.|
|Sunday Night Baseball||2000-2011||TV Series||Himself – Philadelphia Phillies Left Fielder / Himself – San Francisco Giants Left Fielder / Himself – San Francisco Giants Pinch Hitter / …|
|2008 National League Championship Series||2008||TV Series||Himself – Philadelphia Phillies Left Fielder|
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