Dizzy Dean Net Worth

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
Height:
1.88 m

About Dizzy Dean

Jay Hanna “Dizzy” Dean, also known as Jerome Herman Dean, was an American professional baseball pitcher.

American professional baseball pitcher Dizzy Dean had an inflation-adjusted net worth of $2 million dollars at the time of his death, in 1974. During his Major League Baseball career, Dean played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, and St. Louis Browns.
  • 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

Career Highlights:

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.

After Retirement:

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.

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