Benito Santiago Net Worth
Benito Santiago Net Worth: Benito Santiago is a former Puerto Rican professional baseball player who has a net worth of $13 million. Born in 1965 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, Benito Santiago is a right-handed catcher who made his Major League Baseball debut on September 14, 1986 with the San Diego Padres. Santiago played with the Padres until 1992 before he joined the Florida Marlins from 1993 until 1994. He went on to play with the Cincinnati Reds in 1995, the Philadelphia Phillies in 1996, the Toronto Blue Jays from 1997 until 1998, the Chicago Cubs in 1999, the Reds a second time in 2000, the San Francisco Giants from 2001 until 2003, the Kansas City Royals in 2004 and, lastly, the Pittsburgh Pirates in 2005. Santiago last appeared on April 11, 2005 as a member of the Pirates. He finished his pro playing career with a .263 batting average, 217 home runs, and more than 900 runs batted in. Santiago is a five-time MLB All-Star (1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 2002) and earned National League Rookie of the Year honors in 1987. He is a three-time Gold Glove Award winner (1998, 1989, 1990) and a four-time Silver Slugger (1987, 1988, 1990, 1991). In 2002, Santiago was named the MVP of the NLCS while with the Giants. A year later, he was alleged to have been part of MLB's steroid scandal, and his name appeared in the 2007 Mitchell Report.