Carl Crawford is an American professional baseball player left fielder from Houston, Texas. He was first drafted to the team ‘Tampa Rays Devil Rays’ in the 1999 Major Baseball Draft and has played for teams like Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers in major league leagues with more than 123 triples.
Many people know about Carl Crawford very well, but do you know how old and tall he is? If not, we have prepared this article with details of his short biography-wiki that includes career information: professional life as a football player; personal life – today’s net worth*, age* height. Let’s start!
|Net Worth||$45 Million|
|Salary||20.75 million USD (2016)|
|Date Of Birth||August 5, 1981|
|Place Of Birth||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||215 lbs (97.52 kg)|
|Profession||Baseball player, Athlete|
|Education||Jefferson Davis High School|
Early Life & Biography
Carl was born on August 5, 1981, and is originally from the Fifth-Ward area of Houston. He went to Jefferson Davis High School in New Orleans, where he excelled at basketball as a student. After his sophomore year in high school, he was selected by NBA coach Will Ansell who suggested that Carl plays for Major Basketball League teams.
For most of his childhood, Carl Crawford was a good student who actually wanted to go back and finish high school. He got tired of college life
Carl joined Pasadena Star Baseball Team where he gained experience in Major League and came into the eyes of staff from MLB. He had an opportunity to play football as a quarterback for five teams but was also offered a scholarship at college to play basketball as point guard which he denied both offers and chose baseball instead.
Carl retired from the team Los Angeles Dodgers in 2016. Now, he works as the CEO of Montreal independent record label 1501 Certifed Entertainment. Carl has two children: a son Justin and a daughter Aria from his previous relationship with Amy Freeman. He was engaged to American television personality and model Elen Lozada with whom he announced their engagement in 2013. They broke up in 2016.
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Age, Height, and Weight
Carl Crawford is a professional baseball player who will turn 40 years old today. His height and weight are 1.88 meters tall, 98 kilograms respectively.
Carl Debuted in the year 2002 when he was 20 years old with the team Tamba Bay Devil Rays and hit his first home run against the Kansas City Royals. In 2003, he won Negro League Baseball Museum “Cool Papa” Bell Legacy Award along with Juan Pierre. In 2004, Carl had 11 Home Runs 55 RBI’s and 19 Triples which made him selected for the All-Star game all while playing at the home town of Houston by NBWA.
In 2006, he became the eighth player in history to steal 200 bases before his 25th birthday against Boston Red Sox and finished with 18 home runs. He won Fielding Bible Award for excellent defence left fielder. In 2007, he was named All-Star second time for his team and faced an injury on a wrist that made him listed as a doubtful player. 2008 saw him hit 1,000th hits becoming the 8th person in history to do so while stealing 250 bases before getting 27 years old.
In the fourth game of the American League Championship Series against Boston Red Sox, he tied an AL record with five hits in one game and stole two bases.
At the end of the season, he was awarded a Fielding Bible award for the second time in his career. In 2009 steals six bases against Boston Red Sox and represented his team at All-Star Game where he was named MVP. In 2010 steals 400 bases to become the only player in history to do so and steals a base in all 30 stadiums. In 2011, he became the first player in MLB history with 200 home runs, 400 steals and 100 triples in a career. At the end of 2012, he was selected for the All-Star game as an outfielder where he won the Gold Glove award.
In 2010, Carl signed a 7-year contract with the Boston Red Sox and hit his 15000th career home run in 3rd innings against Los Angeles Angels. In 2012 he suffered an injury to his left wrist and was on the disabled list for 60 days. On 25 August 2016, he announced retirement after finally finished 5 years (5×2) of playing baseball at LOS ANGELES DODGERS due to injuries that occurred during these last few seasons.
Awards & Achievements
The most successful baseball player, Carl Crawford is considered at the age of 20 and has achieved a lot in his career. He retired from the year 2016 with over 123 triples which are more than any active baseball players still playing. Few awards he won include:
-In 2010, Carl was given Golden Glove Award as well as Silver Slugger Awards;
-He also received Fielding Bible Awards for 2006, 2008 and 2009 consecutively; іn 2002 he had been selected to be part of the American All-Star team on three occasions (in the 2000s) -2000 World Baseball Classic where they were eliminated by Cuba in the second round due to an infamous “Puig” play that forced Carlos Pérez hit a ground ball for Jose Hernandez to score a winning run from 19th inning.
Net Worth & Salary of Carl Crawford in 2021
As of August 2021, the estimated net worth of Carl Crawford is $70 million. The major source for his income being successful baseball career. In 2016 he made it to Forbes’s list of highest-paid athletes at 99th position On December 8 2010, he signed a 7-year contract with the Boston Red Sox team valued at $142 million and on September 25 2012 was drafted by Los Angeles Dodgers and received 11million cash as bonus Car now works as CEO/CSEO (Chief Executive Officer)of Hooten Independent Record Label 1501 Certified Entertainment.
Carl has played in 1716 games throughout his career, spanning over 15 seasons with an average batting of .290 and 123 triples. In all these years, he’s suffered many injuries and seen many downfalls but always came back to give tremendous performances. He is one of the most successful baseball players ever, and an inspiration for many young ballplayers as well.