|Net Worth:||$85 Million|
|Date of Birth:||August 26, 1985 (37 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 5 in (1.98 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
What are David Price’s net worth and salary?
David Price is an American professional baseball pitcher who has a net worth of $85 million. He receives a $30 million income annually.
David Price was chosen first overall by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft, and he made his MLB debut in September 2008. He played for the Detroit Tigers, Toronto Blue Jays, Boston Red Sox, and Los Angeles Dodgers.
David Price pitched in relief during the Rays’ 2008 postseason run. Only weeks after making his major league debut, he helped the Rays reach their first World Series with a save in Game 7 of the 2008 American League Championship Series (ALCS). In 2009, he transitioned from a relief pitcher to a starter full-time.
In Murfreesboro, Tennessee, David Taylor Price was born, he had two siblings.
He began playing baseball at a very young age. David Justice, an outfielder with the Atlanta Braves, was his idol as a young fan.
David was a star player for the Blackman High School basketball and baseball teams as a teenager, and he went to Cooperstown Dreams Park.
He struck out 151 batters during his time in high school, posting an earned run average (ERA) of 0.43.
He was jointly recognized with Michael Alcorn as the District 7AAA Pitcher of the Year in 2003 and 2004, in addition to winning the Rutherford County Male Athlete of the Year award in 2002, 2003, and 2004. He took part in the New Mexico city of Albuquerque’s 2004 High School All-America Game.
Career in College
David Price was chosen by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 19th round of the 2004 Major League Baseball draft out of high school, but he chose not to sign and instead opted to enroll at Vanderbilt University on a scholarship.
He pitched for the baseball club for three years.
David Price was named a Freshman All-American by Baseball America and Collegiate Baseball after his first campaign in 2005.
In 19 games that season, he was 2-4 with a 2.86 ERA with 92 strikeouts in 69+ innings thrown.
Tim Corbin, Price’s coach, intervened when Price was about to give up baseball and go to work at a McDonald’s in his hometown after becoming demoralized by his heavy workload while playing for his college team.
In 110+ innings pitched in 2006, Price has a 9-5 record and a 4.16 ERA. He walked just 43 hitters while striking out 155, setting a school single-season record.
Early in the season, David Price had six starts and had six games with 10 or more strikeouts, including a game versus Arkansas with 17 strikeouts.
He was a semifinalist for the Roger Clemens Award and one of the Golden Spikes Award’s five finalists in that particular year.
David Price was also selected to the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association’s third-team All-American, the American Baseball Coaches Association’s first-team All-South Region, and the Southeastern Conference’s second-team All-SEC.
U.S. National Team
David threw for the American National Team during the 2005 summer. In five games, he had a 2-0 record, a 1.26 ERA, and over 28+2/3 innings, he struck out 39 batters while walking 13.
He only gave up five hits in a complete-game shutout against Nicaragua on August 2, 2005. David assisted the United States in winning the gold medal at the Cuba-hosted World University Baseball Championship in the summer of 2006. Price went 5-1 with a 0.20 ERA in eight outings with the Americans.
In November 2016, David Price tied the knot with longtime love Tiffany Smith. In May 2017, they welcomed their first child. Their second child was born in August of this year. In Naples, Florida; Nashville, Tennessee; and Paradise Valley, Arizona, they are the property owners.
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