Carl Crawford Net Worth 2020, Biography, Early Life and Career
Carl Crawford Net Worth 2020 – Crawford, nicknamed “The Perfect Storm” is an American professional baseball player for the Los Angeles Dodgers of the Major League Baseball (MLB). Carl Crawford net worth came from his annual salary as a professional MLB player.
Crawford is a native of the Fifth Ward area of Houston. He participated in the Reviving Baseball in Inner Cities program, and attended Jefferson Davis High School in Houston, Texas, and was a letterman in football, basketball, and baseball.
As a child, he was on the same little league team as Michael Bourn, who also played in MLB.
In high school baseball, he began working with former #1 pick Willie Ansley after his sophomore year. He batted .638 as a senior.
In the summer of his junior year in high school coach, Ansley advised him to get on a team that played in the same tournaments that Josh Beckett played in so he could be seen by the pro scouts and Crawford joined the Pasadena Stars, select baseball team.
It was there that he gained his first real exposure to Major League Baseball scouts. So intent on capitalizing on this exposure, he was advised by coach Ansley to skip basketball his senior year to concentrate on baseball so that his knees would be fresh from the beginning of the season.
Crawford was offered scholarships to play basketball as a point guard at UCLA. He also had an option to play college football as an option quarterback at Nebraska, USC, Oklahoma, Florida, and Tulsa.
He had originally signed a letter of intent to play football for Nebraska but he turned down both offers in favor of a baseball career. He became engaged to Evelyn Lozada in 2013 and the couple had a son. They are currently divorced.
At Jefferson Davis High School he lettered in baseball, football, and basketball. His senior year of high school Carl batted .638. He was offered a scholarship to play point guard for UCLA basketball, as well as to play football as an option quarterback for USC, Oklahoma, Florida, Nebraska, and Tulsa.
Crawford was drafted in the second round by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays in the 1999 Major League Baseball Draft. In 2002 he made his Major League debut for the Devil Rays. He played there until 2010 and signed with Boston Red Sox in 2011. In 2012 Crawford was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers.
Crawford is an outfielder who bats and throws left-handed. He has been selected as an All-Star four times and is also a four-time American League Stolen Base Champion. He tied the MLB record with 6 stolen bases in a single game in 2009.
In 2009 Crawford was the All-Star Game MVP, and in 2010 he was awarded a Gold Glove and Silver Slugger. He has played internationally for the United States, where he won a silver medal in the 2001 Baseball World Cup.
Іn 2003, hе рlауеd аlmоѕt еvеrу ѕіnglе gаmе іn thаt ѕеаѕоn. Не dіѕрlауеd vеrу ехсеllеnt ѕkіllѕ, аnd thіѕ mаdе hіm tо со-wіn Nеgrо Lеаguеѕ Ваѕеbаll Мuѕеum Аwаrd. Іn 2004, hе ѕtоlе fіftу-nіnе bаѕеѕ аnd lеd thе lеаguе роѕtіng thе ѕесоnd hіghеѕt tоtаl іn аll thе mајоrѕ оf thаt ѕеаѕоn. Не bаttlеd 296 wіth оvеr tеn hоmе runѕ.
It is estimated that he gets paid over $20 million yearly as a salary. His contract with the Boston Red is estimated to be over $65 million.