How Much is Bartolo Colon's net worth? Know about his Career and Awards

News by Saburo Published on 25 Jul,2017 Updated on 25 Jul,2017

Admittedly, the Dominican Republic is in the hunt for its second-straight World Baseball Classic championship. The state competed in every WBC tournament. Bartolo Colon recent struck out Aaron Judge using his veteran tricks. He just threw to the New York Yankees in the first inning of the baseball game on 18th July 2017, in Minneapolis.

Bartolo became more popular following Tuesday night Twins debut against the New York Yankees. The Dominican professional baseball pitcher earned huge amount of money with baseball. On board, we’ ll discuss Bartolo’s net worth, salary, his source of income and his career. Let's look at it in detail.

How Much Is Bartolo Colon’s Net Worth?

Bartolo Colon, Dominican-American baseball player has a net worth of $55 millionBartolo Colon better known as “Big Sexy” is paid $219,261 as a pro-rated salary. As paid $9,000,000 as a salary by New York Mets. While being with the Oakland Athletics, Bartolo agreed to sign a one-year, $2 million contract on 14th January 2012.

Image: Bartolo Colon

Source: CBS Sports

The Athletics signed him to a one year-$3 million deal for 2013. Bartolo signed $20,000,000 contract in 2014 and $11,000,000 in 2015 with New York Mets. Colón also signed a one-year, $12.5 million contract with the Atlanta Braves on 17th November 2016.

Bartolo Colon making the most out of one pitch

Image: Bartolo Colon making the most out of one pitch

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On the face of it, Colon’s main source of wealth is baseball and endorsements. Bartolo owns a mansion located in Villa Park, California. But he currently lives with his wife Sylvia and two children in New Jersey.

Bartolo Colon’s Career Highlights

Bartolo began his professional career in 1995, pitching for Single-A Carolina League.  At the time he finished second in wins with 13 and ERA with 1.96 and the circuit with 152 strikeouts. Thereafter, he was called the league’s pitcher of the year. In addition, Bartlo made his MLB debut on 4th April 1997 for the Cleveland Indians.

Bartolo Colon, richest athlete

Image: Bartolo Colon

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Believe it or not, his four-seamer sits at 86–91 mph, whereas he pairs it with a two-seamer at 84–88.  On 7th July 2017, Bartolo signed a minor league contract with Minnesota Twins organization and was called up on 18th July in order to play against Yankees. Today, he is primarily known as a control pitcher, with an admirable ability to spot pitches anywhere.

Quick facts about Bartolo Colon

  • Bartolo Colon is a professional baseball player born on 24th May 1973.
  • Bartolo Colon was signed by Cleveland Indians in 1998 as a free agent.
  • Bartolo became AL Cy Young Award winner in the year 2005.
  • Bartolo signed a minor league contract with the Boston Red Sox and invited to spring training in 2008.
  • On 18th July 2017, Bartolo got a standing ovation for short outing with The Twins.