Stephen Strasburg Net Worth
Stephen Strasburg Net Worth and Salary: Stephen Strasburg is a professional baseball player who has a net worth of $80 million. In December 2019, Stephen signed the largest contract ever awarded to a pitcher in baseball history – a seven-year $245 million contract that pays an average of $35 million per year, fully guaranteed. He is currently a right-handedpitcher for the Washington Nationals
Early Life: Stephen Strasburg was born Stephen James Strasburg on July 20, 1988, in San Diego, California. After he finished high school, Strasburg wanted continue his education at Stanford University. Unfortunately, he was rejected and ended up studying at San Diego State University, where he played college baseball for San Diego State Aztecs. He soon became one of country's best collegiate pitcher. He participated at the 2008 World University Baseball Championship, where he was instrumental in winning a gold medal. In 2008, he got selected to become a part of the US national baseball team, which won the bronze medal at the Summer Olympics that year.
In 2009 Strasburg was tapped by the Washington Nationals as #1 overall pick in the 2009 Major League Baseball Draft. In August of the same year, he agreed to a four-year, $15.1 million contract. Strasburg made his major league debut in June 2010. He went on to throw a franchise-record 14 strikeouts. After several months in the majors he had to take one-year-long hiatus due to an injury. Luckily, his 2012 season marked a successful return to form.
He married his college sweetheart Rachel Lackey in 2010.
Contracts: In May 2016, Stephen Strasburg signed a 7-year $175 million contract. On December 9, 2019 it was revealed that he had signed a 7-year $245 million extension with the Nationals. By the time his extension is up, he will have earned nearly $350 million in base salaries alone. It is one of the largest contracts in sports history.
|Net Worth:||$80 Million|
|Date of Birth:||Jul 20, 1988 (31 years old)|
|Height:||6 ft 3 in (1.93 m)|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
Stephen Strasburg Earnings
- Washington Nationals (2013-14)$3,900,000
- Washington Nationals (2012-13)$3,000,000
- Washington Nationals (2011-12)$4,375,000
- Washington Nationals (2010-11)$2,000,000
- Washington Nationals (2009-10)$400,000