Chief Bender Net Worth

How much is Chief Bender worth?

Net Worth:$2 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball Player
Date of Birth:May 5, 1884
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.88 m

About Chief Bender

Charles Albert “Chief” Bender was a pitcher in Major League Baseball during the 1900s and 1910s.

American pitcher in Major League Baseball Chief Bender had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $2 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1954. Bender tied a record by pitching three complete games in a single World Series. He finished his career with a 212–127 win-loss record for a .625 winning percentage and a career 2.46 earned run average.
  • Born: May 5, 1884 in Crow Wing County, Minn.
  • Died: May 22, 1954
  • Teams: Philadelphia A’s (1903-14), Baltimore Terrapins (Federal League, 1915), Philadelphia Phillies (1916-17), Chicago White Sox (1925)
  • Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1953
  • Batted: Right
  • Threw: Right
  • Primary position: Pitcher

Career Highlights:

Known as “Chief” in politically incorrect times, as he was a member of the Chippewa Indian tribe and was a graduate of the Carlisle Indian School.

  • Went 212-127 in 16 seasons, struck out 1,711 and had a 2.77 career ERA. Threw one of the best fastballs of his era and also mastered the slider and curveball.
  • Threw a no-hitter in 1910 and won 20 or more games twice. He went 23-5 in 1910.
  • Won six World Series games and three world Series titles for the A’s in 1910, 1911 and 1913.

After Baseball:

  • Was a scout, minor league manager or coach for the Athletics from 1926-1950.

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