Kevin Youkilis Net Worth

How much is Kevin Youkilis worth?

Net Worth:$25 Million
Profession:Professional Baseball First Baseman
Date of Birth:March 15, 1979
Country:United States of America
Height:
1.85 m

About Kevin Youkilis

American former professional baseball first baseman and third baseman Kevin Youkilis has a net worth of $25 million dollars, as of 2021. Youkilis primarily played for the Boston Red Sox. A native of Cincinnati, Ohio, he was drafted by the Red Sox in 2001, after playing college baseball at the University of Cincinnati.
  • Born: March 15, 1979
  • Hometown: Cincinnati, Ohio
  • Height:6-1
  • Weight: 220
  • Bats: Right
  • Throws: Right
  • Family: Fiance, Julie (sister of New England patriots quarterback Tom Brady)
  • Primary position: Third base

Before The Bigs:

  • Played third base, shortstop, first base and the outfield for Sycamore High School in Cincinnati. Played for an AAU national champion in 1994.
  • Attended the University of Cincinnatil, and was a second-team All-American in 2000, when he hit 19 home runs. Set school career records for home runs, walks, slugging percentage and on-base percentage, and hit .366.
  • Was undrafted in the MLB draft as a junior, and was an eighth-round pick by the Boston Red Sox in the 2001 draft.
  • Was named the Red Sox Minor League Player of the Year in 2001, when he hit .308 with an on-base percentage of .504.
  • Batted .310 in his second pro season with 8 homers and 80 RBI for three teams, including .344 in 44 games for Double-A Trenton in 2002.
  • Started 2003 with Double-A Portland and had a .487 on-base percentage in 94 games, and made the U.S. Roster for the All-Star Futures game.
  • Reached base in 71 consecutive games in 2003, spanning games in Portland and Triple-A Pawtucket.
  • In the minors in 2003, he gained recognition as “Euclis, the Greek God of Walks” in the best-selling book “Moneyball: The Art of Winning an Unfair Game.” (However, Youkilis isn’t Greek – he’s Jewish and of Romanian descent.)

Career Highlights:

  • Known as one of the toughest outs in the major leagues and for his ability to get on base, he was a part of two World Series-winning teams in Boston.
  • Also held a record for most consecutive errorless games at first base at 232 games, breaking a record held by Steve Garvey. It’s a record that since has been broken by Casey Kotchman. Youkilis fielded 2,002 consecutive attempts without an error from July 4, 2006 to June 7, 2008.
  • A three-time American League All-Star as of 2012.
  • Called up in 2004, he hit a home run in his second at-bat. Named the AL Rookie of the Month for May 2004, hitting .318 with a .446 on-base percentage. Hit .260 with seven homers in 72 games that season.
  • Was on the roster, but did not play in the World Series, when the Red Sox broke their 86-year drought in 2004.
  • Up and down from the minors in 2005, he batted .322 with eight homers and 27 RBI in 43 games. He made the Red Sox for good that August.
  • Became the Red Sox’s regular first baseman in 2006, and won a Gold Glove in 2007, when the Red Sox won the World Series.
  • Had his best season offensively in 2008, when he finished in third in AL MVP balloting and started at first base in the All-Star Game, voted in by fans in his first year on the ballot. He hit .312 with 29 homers, 115 RBI and a .958 OPS that season.
  • Scored the winning run as the Red Sox rallied from a seven-run deficit in the seventh inning in Game 5 of the American League Championship Series.
  • Signed a four-year, $41.25 million contract before the 2009 season, with a team option of $14 million for 2013.
  • Hit .305 with 27 homers in 2009 and was second in the AL in OPS (.961). He finished sixth in MVP balloting.
  • Hit .307 with 19 homers in 2010.
  • When the team traded for National League All-Star Adrian Gonzalez before the 2010 season, Youkilis became the third baseman. Made a career-high nine errors in 112 games in a season that ended early because of a sports hernia.
  • Made his third All-Star team in 2011, but slumped to a .258 average.

This Kevin Youkilis Net Worth profile was originally published on the WealthyGenius.com website. Any posting of copyrighted material is expressly prohibited.

Ice Cube Net Worth

French Montana Net Worth