How much is Dizzy Dean worth?
|Net Worth:||$2 Million|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Pitcher|
|Date of Birth:||January 16, 1910|
|Country:||United States of America|
About Dizzy Dean
Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, also known as Jerome Herman Dean, was an American professional baseball pitcher.
- Born: Jan. 16, 1910 in Lucas, Ark.
- Died: July 17, 1974
- Teams: St. Louis Cardinals (1930, 1932-1937), Chicago Cubs (1938-1941), St. Louis Browns (1947)
- Inducted into Hall of Fame: 1953
- Height: 6-2
- Weight: 182
- Batted: Right
- Threw: Right
- Family: Brother, Paul, also pitched for the Cardinals and Browns.
- Primary position: Pitcher
Given name was Jay Hanna Dean; hewas given his nickname by his sergeant in the army.
- The ace of the Gashouse Gang in St. Louis, he only played in six full seasons because of injury, but still went 150-83 with a 3.02 ERA. He retired at age 31 (he made a brief comeback in 1947).
- A three-time 20-game winner went 30-7 in 1934, the last NL pitcher to win 30 games. He was named MVP that year, when the Cardinals won the World Series.
- Won four consecutive strikeout titles and led the NL in complete games for four years in a row.
Was a broadcaster known for his malpropisms, taking on the persona of a country bumpkin. He called games for more than 20 years, and was a nominee for the Ford Frick Award in 2007.
The Dizzy Dean Museum is in Jackson, Miss.