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Mark Grace Net Worth

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Mark Eugene Grace net worth is
$15 Million

Mark Eugene Grace Wiki/Biography

Mark Eugene Grace was born on the 28th June 1964, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina USA, and is a retired Major League Baseball (MLB) first baseman who played for the Chicago Cubs (1988-2000) and Arizona Diamond Blacks (2001-2003) before he retired. After retirement, he has worked as a color commentator, and more recently has become a coach.

Have you ever wondered how rich Mark Grace is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that Grace’s net worth is as high as $15 million, an amount earned through his successful career as a baseball player. He also worked as a hitting coach for the Hillsboro Hops of the Northwest League, and also for the Arizona Diamondbacks, during 2015-2016 season.

Mark Grace Net Worth $15 Million

Although Winston-Salem native, Mark went to high school in Tustin, California, where he played baseball but also tried himself as a basketball player. Following his matriculation, Mark enrolled at San Diego State University where he continued to play baseball, and in his senior year declared for the MLB Draft in 1985. He was selected by the Chicago Cubs, for which he played from 1988 until 2000, having spent a couple of seasons in minor leagues for the Cubs affiliates. From his debut, Mark’s numbers steadily increased year after year, and eventually he became one of the best Cubs players during the ‘90s. In 1993 he was the best player on the team, averaging .325 on base percentage, .395 hits, 71 walks, 39 doubles, and 98 RBI which stayed a career best. Two years later his numbers further increased, posting .326 OBP, with 51 doubles. Thanks to his performance, Mark was selected for the All-Star game that year. To speak further of his success, he won four Golden Glove Awards during his stint with the Cubs, in 1992, 1993, 1995 and 1996.

In 2001 he signed a contract worth $6 million over two years with the Arizona Diamondbacks, which also improved his net worth, after the Cubs declined to enter into salary arbitration. Although he was paid less in Arizona, Mark was closer to his home and family. He was also dissatisfied with Cubs’ being unable to compete for the World Series in the last couple of seasons.

He move proved beneficial, as with his new team, Mark won his only World Series trophy in 2001, but after his contract expired in 2003 he decided to retire. Nevertheless, he stayed in the game, as a color commentator on Fox Saturday Baseball and for the Diamondbacks matches. This lasted until 2011, when he decided to leave his job. He has since coached the Hillsboro Hops in the Northwest League, and then the Diamondbacks in 2015-2016.

Regarding his personal life, he has two children with his second wife, Tonya Avila. The couple was married from 2002 until 2006. His first wife was Michelle Grace; their marriage lasted from 1988 until 1993.

Mark has had several problems with the law, mostly for being caught for drunk driving, and as a result he spent several months in jail, and also included two years of supervised probation.


Full NameMark Grace
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthJune 28, 1964
Place Of BirthWinston-Salem, North Carolina, USA
Height6' 2" (1.88 m)
ProfessionBaseball player
EducationSan Diego State University
NationalityAmerican
SpouseTanya Avila (m. 2002–2006), Michelle Grace (m. 1988–1993)
ChildrenPreston Torre Grace, Jackson Gene Grace
ParentsGene Grace, Sharon Grace
IMDBhttp://www.imdb.com/name/nm0333368/
#Quote
1"He's too young and stupid to understand what he just did. He's just a baby. He's only 20, for crying out loud." -- on Cubs teammate Kerry Wood's 20 strikeout game 5 May 1998.
2"This team makes your ulcers have a baby." -- after a 10th inning Cubs victory during a race for a playoff spot in the 1998 season.
3"That's our advantage. Teams come here and can't take their eyes off of all the breasts." -- referring to the bikinis worn by lady fans in the Diamondbacks's home, Bank One Ballpark.
4"I'm not good enough to play for the Chicago Cubs, but I'm good enough to play for the World Champions." -- moments after helping the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the New York Yankees to win their first World Series; he had played his entire career with the Cubs.
#Fact
1Retired last season (2003) stepped into the Diamondbacks broadcast booth to do color commentary [March 2004]
2As of 1993, he is the last Chicago Cub to have hit for the cycle.
3Made major league debut on 2 May 1988.
4Named to Baseball Digest magazine's 1988 Rookie All-Star Team.
5Son Preston born in October 2002
6Ex-husband of Michelle Grace, whose second husband, Ray Liotta, played baseball player "Shoeless" Joe Jackson in Field of Dreams (1989).
7Notable career statistics: 2,445 Hits (93rd All Time), 511 Doubles (35th All Time), 1,075 Walks (70th All Time) and 3,554 Times on Base (75th All Time).
8Led National League in Doubles (51) in 1995.
9Led National League in At Bats (619) in 1991.
10Named to 3 National League All Star Teams (1993, 1995 and 1997).
11Member of 1989 National League Eastern Division Champion Chicago Cubs team. Member of 2001 World Series Champion Arizona Diamondbacks team. Member of 2002 National League Western Division Champion Arizona Diamondbacks team.
12First Baseman for Chicago Cubs (1988-2000) and Arizona Diamondbacks (2001-2003).
13Hit 11 for 17 (.647 Batting Average), 3 Doubles, 1 Triple, 1 Home Run, 8 RBI, 4 Walks and 1 Stolen Base in 1989 National League Championship Series.
14Won National League Gold Glove Award at First Base 4 times (1992-1993 and 1995-1996).
15Has a son, Jackson (born 11 November 2000)
16He played in 2 playoffs with the Cubs, 89 and 98, and 2001 with Arizona
17Batted .536 in the 1989 NLCS
183-time gold Glover

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Taking Care of Business1990Mark Grace

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
World Wide Deception2010Short very special thanks

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
2009 American League Championship Series2009TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
Rome Is Burning2009TV SeriesHimself
2008 World Series2008TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
2008 National League Championship Series2008TV SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
Cubs Forever: Celebrating 60 Years of WGN-TV and the Chicago Cubs2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
2007 American League Championship Series2007TV SeriesHimself - Pregame Analyst
Nine Innings from Ground Zero2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1990-2002TV SeriesHimself - Chicago Cubs First Baseman / Himself - Arizona Diamondbacks Pinch Hitter / Himself - Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman / ...
2001 World Series2001TV MovieHimself (Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman)
2001 National League Championship Series2001TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Arizona Diamondbacks First Baseman
Race for the Record1998Video documentaryHimself
1997 MLB All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself - NL First Baseman: Chicago Cubs
MLB on FOX1996TV SeriesHimself
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno1996TV SeriesHimself
1993 MLB All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself - NL Designated Hitter
1989 National League Championship Series1989TV SeriesHimself - Chicago Cubs First Baseman

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