Carlos Felipe Peña net worth is
Carlos Felipe Peña Wiki Biography
Carlos Felipe Peña was born on the 17th May 1978, in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic and is a former professional baseball player, with several teams in the MLB during his career from 2001 to 2014. He was named an All Star in 2009.
How much is the net worth of Carlos Pena? It has been reported by authoritative sources that the overall size of his wealth is as much as $22 million, as of the data presented in the late 2016. Baseball is the main source of Pena’s fortune.
Carlos Peña $22 Million
To begin with, his family moved to the USA when Carlos was 12 years old, and he was educated at Haverhill High School in Massachusetts. Then he played baseball in the Cape Cod League, while studying at Northeastern University.
Concerning his professional playing days, Carlos Peña began his career with the Texas Rangers after his selection in the first round of the draft in 1998. He first played in various farm teams of this franchise before the 2002 season, when he was transferred to the Oakland Athletics, for whom he played in 40 games during the season, before then moving to the Detroit Tigers. There Peña immediately became a regular, and despite a month long injury, he played in 131 games in 2003, in which achieved 18 home runs and 59 RBI. The following year, he managed to improve his statistics to 27 home runs and 82 RBI, with a batting average of just under .250. In 2005, he was transferred to the AAA team, but returned to the MLB in the middle of the summer, producing a significantly better statistical average. For the 2006 season he was transferred to New York Yankees where he dissolved his contract, and as a free agent moved to the Boston Red Sox.
Pena played only 18 games for the Red Sox, before at the beginning of 2007 signing an agreement with the current Tampa Bay Rays. In the team he could establish a number of personal bests, and his performance led not only to franchise records, but Peña himself won the Comeback Player of the Year Award, and so for the 2008 season, he received the Rays Golden Glove. In 2009, Peña was first selected for MLB All-Star Game, and was named an All Star the same year, but unfortunately he had to end the season early due to an injury to his fingers. Despite this, he was the player who ended the season with the highest number of home runs.
At the end of 2010, Peña signed a year contract for $10 million with the Chicago Cubs, then in 2012, he had a contract with Houston Astros, before transferring to the Kansas City Royals for the following season. Carlos Pena ended his career playing for the Texas Rangers in 2014.
To conclude, all the above mentioned contracts added huge sums to the outright size of Carlos Pena net worth.
Finally, in the personal life of the former baseball player, Carlos Pena has been married to Pamela since 2003, and they have three children.
|Net Worth||$22 Million|
|Date Of Birth||May 17, 1978|
|Place Of Birth||Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic|
|Profession||Former professional baseball first baseman, studio analyst|
|Education||Haverhill High School in Haverhill, Massachusetts, Wright State University in Dayton, Ohio, Northeastern University|
|Spouse||Pamela Pena (m. 2003)|
|Parents||Felipe and Juana Marisela Peña|
|Awards||Triple-A All-Star (2001), All-Star (2009), Gold Glove Award (2008), Silver Slugger Award (2007), AL Comeback Player of the Year (2007), AL home run leader (2009), Roberto Clemente Award for on-field achievement and sportsmanship (2008)|
|Nominations||Drafted: 1998: 1st Rnd, 10th by TEX, “Baseball America” Nr.93 (1999), “Baseball America’s” top Nr.11 in 100 prospect list (2001), Triple-A Pawtucket (Red Sox, 2006)|
|Movies||“Moneyball” (film) (2011)|