Dan Uggla Net Worth

How much is Dan Uggla worth?

Net Worth:$35 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball Second Baseman
Date of Birth:March 11, 1980
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.8 m

About Dan Uggla

American former professional baseball second baseman Dan Uggla has a net worth of $35 million dollars, as of 2021. Uggla played in Major League Baseball for the Florida Marlins, Atlanta Braves, San Francisco Giants and Washington Nationals. In 2010, Uggla won the Silver Slugger Award at second base.
  • Born: March 11, 1980 in Louisville, Ky.
  • Teams: Florida Marlins (2006-10), Atlanta Braves (2011-)
  • Height: 5-11
  • Weight: 205
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • Position: Second base

Before The Bigs:

  • Was unheralded coming out of Columbia, Tenn., in 1998 and had one Division I scholarship offer, to the University of Memphis.
  • AFter hitting 18 HR in his junior season at Memphis, he was picked in the 11th round of the 2001 draft by Arizona.
  • After a tough 2002 season in Single-A (.214 in 107 games), he had a breakout season in 2003 for Lancaster in the California League, hitting .290 with 23 HR and 90 RBI.
  • Split the 2004 season between Lancaster and Double-A El Paso.
  • Stayed in Double-A in 2005 at age 25 and hit .297 with 21 HR for Tennessee.
  • Left unprotected in the Rule 5 draft by Arizona, he was picked by Florida.

Career Highlights:

  • As a Rule 5 pick, he had to stay on the big-league roster, and he quickly proved he belonged in the majors. Singled off Houston Astros pitcher Andy Pettitte for his first big-league hit during the first week of the season.
  • Picked to the NL All-Star team as a reserve, the first player in history to be selected for the All-Star Game in the same season in which he had been a Rule 5 pick.
  • Finished third in NL Rookie of the Year voting behind teammate Hanley Ramirez and Washington’s Ryan Zimmerman. Uggla hit .282 with 27 homers and 90 RBI, setting a major-league record for a rookie second baseman.
  • Increased his home run totals to 31 in 2007 and 32 in 2008, when he made his second All-Star Game. Set a dubious record in the game at Yankee Stadium, becoming the first player to make three errors in an All-Star Game. He also struck out three times and grounded into a double play in a 13-inning NL loss.
  • Won his first Silver Slugger in 2010, when he had a career-high 105 RBI.
  • Traded to the Atlanta Braves in a cost-cutting move before the 2011 season for second baseman Omar Infante and relief pitcher Michael Dunn.

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