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Joe Nathan Wiki Biography
Joseph Michael Nathan was born on 22 November 1974, in Houston, Texas USA, and is a retired professional baseball player, best known for playing as a pitcher in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons from 1999 to 2016. All of his efforts have helped put his net worth to where it is today.
How rich is Joe Nathan? As of late-2017, sources estimate a net worth that is at $30 million, mostly earned through a successful career in professional baseball. He was considered one of the top closers in the MLB, and appeared in four All-Star games. He is in eighth spot on the all-time saves list in the league. As he continues his endeavors, it is expected that his wealth will also continue to increase.
Joe Nathan Net Worth $30 million
Joe attended Pine Bush High School, and during his time there, participated in several sports. After matriculating, he enrolled at Stony Brook University, and played for the Division III Stony Brook Patriots as a short stop, becoming a two-time Academic All-American. He would develop his skills which would catch the attention of professional baseball scouts, and when he joined the 1995 amateur draft he was selected in the sixth round by the San Francisco Giants.
In the minor leagues, Nathan played first for the Class A Bellingham Giants where he didn’t have much success, so returned to Stony Brook to complete a degree in business management. He then returned to the Giants after graduating, and pitched for A and AA levels which would help the Class A Giants win the California League Championship. In 1999 he was promoted into the San Francisco Giants, replacing the injured Barry Bonds, also playing for the AAA Fresno Grizzlies. He spent most of the next season in the majors but still had troubles with a few injuries which limited his playing time. In 2002, Nathan would have his breakout year, now playing his first full year as a reliever, and his net worth increased significantly thanks to his performances. The Giants would win the National League West, however, they would be eliminated during the National League Division Series (NLDS).
In 2003 Joe was traded to the Minnesota Twins, on a three year deal which continued to build his net worth, and would start to play as their closer. He began the season very strongly, and would earn his first All-Star appearance in 2004. He continued to make strong plays and the Twins would reach the American League Division Series (ALDS), following-on in the same style in 2005, and would earn another All-star appearance. He became the third pitcher in Twins history to have consecutive 40 save seasons, but it wasn’t enough to reach the playoffs. In 2006, he joined the World Baseball Classic as part of the USA Roster, but continued to play well for the Twins as well during the season. The following year, he was named as a finalist for the DHL Delivery Man of the Year Award, and was then offered a four year $47 million contract, and would become a reserve player in the All-Star game. In 2010, he missed the entire season due to a tear in the ulnar collateral ligament which required Tommy John elbow surgery. He continued to play with Minnesota until 2011, becoming the team’s leader in career saves.
Nathan then signed a two year deal with the Texas Rangers, achieving his 300th career save, and gaining All-Star selection in both seasons, before signing with Detroit Tigers in 2014. However, during the following season he had injuries which once again which ended his season. He signed with the Chicago Cubs making a few appearances there before signing a deal with the Giants once more. His final contract was a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals, before retiring in May 2017.
For his personal life, it is known that Joe married Lisa Lemoncelli in 2002, however their marriage eventually ended in divorce; they have two children. Joe also has an organisation called the Joe Nathan Charitable Foundation, with involvement in various charities.
|Full Name||Joe Nathan|
|Net Worth||$30 Million|
|Date Of Birth||November 22, 1974|
|Place Of Birth||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Education||Stony Brook University|
|Siblings||Robert Lane, Daniel Lane|