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Wade Boggs net worth:
$28 Million

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Wade Boggs Net Worth, Biography, Wiki 2017-2016

Wade Anthony Boggs was born on the 15th June 1958, in Omaha, Nebraska USA, and is recognized for being a retired professional baseball player, who played in the position of third baseman in the Major League Baseball (MLB) teams – the Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Devil Rays. His professional playing career was active from 1982 to 1999.

So, have you ever wondered how rich Wade Boggs is, as of early 2017? According to authoritative sources, it has been estimated that the size of Wade’s net worth is over $28 million, accumulated through his successful involvement in the sports industry as a professional baseball player.

Wade Boggs Net Worth $28 Million

Wade Boggs was raised with two older brothers by his mother, Sue, and his father, Winfield K. Boggs; both of them were active in military service during the Korean War, so Wade lived with his family in several places, such as Puerto Rico, and Savannah, Georgia until the age of 11, when they settled down in Tampa, Florida. There, he matriculated from Plant High School, where he was very active in playing baseball and football. He decided to pursue a career in baseball, as he received a scholarship offer from the University of South Carolina.

Upon matriculation in 1976, Wade didn’t continued his studies at college, as he was selected in the seventh round of the 1976 MLB Draft by the Boston Red Sox, so he signed a contract worth $7,500. As with many players, he spent some time in minor leagues, actually for the Pawtucket Red Sox including in 1981 against the Rochester Red Wings, known for being the longest game in professional baseball history, at 33 innings. Wade finished his last season in minor league with a .335 batting average, 167 hits, and 41 doubles.

Subsequently, Wade made his debut appearance in the MLB for the Boston Red Sox in 1982, with which he signed a contract, adding a considerable amount to his net worth. In 1983, he had a .349 batting average in his rookie year, which earned him the batting title. In every season from 1983 to 1989, Wade had 200 or more hits, more than 100 runs, and more than 40 doubles. He was also selected for 12 consecutive major league All-Star Games, and during the 1986 season, he led the team to the World Series; however, they were defeated by the New York Mets. He stayed with the Red Sox until 1992, but during that season, he didn’t reached .300 batting average.

The next season, Wade began as a member of the New York Yankees, and during his time with the team from 1993 to 1997, he won two Golden Glove Awards, had three All-Star appearances, as well as four consecutive .300-plus seasons. In 1996, he led the team to win their first World Series title after 18 years. All of these accomplishments increased his net worth by a large margin.

In 1998, Wade became a part of the Tampa Bay Devil Rays, with which he signed a contract for the final two seasons of his career, but stayed with the team only one season, still increasing his net worth. In 1999, he had his 3,000th hit with a home run, becoming one of only three playersto achieve that mark, alongside Alex Rodriguez and Derek Jeter. In the same year, Wade decided to retire due to a knee injury, so he finished his 18-year old career with a .328 batting average and 3,010 hits in total.

Thanks to his accomplishments, Wade earned a number of recognitions and awards, including his election into the Red Sox Hall of Fame in 2004, and the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005.

In his personal life, Wade Boggs has been married to Debbie Bertucelli since 1976; the couple has two children. During his professional playing career, he was known as ‘The Chicken Man’, due to his superstition – he ate chicken before every game.

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Actor

Actor

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia2015TV SeriesWade Boggs
Swamp Shark2011TV MovieDeputy Stanley
Bending All the Rules2002Nick
The Simpsons1992TV SeriesWade Boggs
Cheers1988TV SeriesWade Boggs

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
The Players Club2012TV MovieHimself
Psych2011TV SeriesHimself
Hitting the Outdoors2009TV SeriesHimself - Host
The Life and Times of Mr. Perfect2008VideoHimself
2008 MLB All-Star Game2008TV SpecialHimself - Pre-Game Hall of Fame Ceremony
WWE Smackdown!2007TV SeriesHimself
WrestleMania 232007TV SpecialHimself
WWE Hall of Fame 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Howard Stern on Demand2006TV SeriesHimself
The Tim McCarver Show2003TV SeriesHimself - Guest
ESPN SportsCentury2000-2003TV Series documentaryHimself
The Top 5 Reasons You Can't Blame...1999TV SeriesHimself
WWF Raw1999TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1990-1997TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Third Baseman / Himself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1996 World Series1996TV SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Third Baseman
1996 American League Championship Series1996TV Mini-SeriesHimself - New York Yankees Third Baseman
1996 MLB All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself
The Eddie Files1995TV SeriesHimself
1995 MLB All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1994 MLB All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Late Night with Conan O'Brien1993TV SeriesThemselves
1993 MLB All-Star Game1993TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1992 MLB All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1991 MLB All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1990 American League Championship Series1990TV SeriesHimself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1990 MLB All-Star Game1990TV SpecialHimself - AL Shortstop
Beating the Odds: The 1990 Boston Red Sox1990Video documentaryHimself
1989 MLB All-Star Game1989TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Morgan's Magic: The Story of the 1988 Boston Red Sox1988VideoHimself
1988 American League Championship Series1988TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1988 MLB All-Star Game1988TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Monday Night Baseball1988TV SeriesHimself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1987 MLB All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
1986 World Series1986TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1986 American League Championship Series1986TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Boston Red Sox Third Baseman
1986 MLB All-Star Game1986TV SpecialHimself - AL Third Baseman
Air Boss2014TV SeriesHimself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
30 for 302012TV Series documentaryHimself
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself
Reverse of the Curse of the Bambino2004TV Movie documentaryHimself
Boston Red Sox: 100 Years of Baseball History2001Video documentaryHimself

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#Fact
1Was a close friend of the late wrestler Curt Hennig.
2Enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2005, his first year of eligibility.
3Inducted into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame, 2004.
4Made major league debut on 10 April 1982.
5Led the American League in fielding percentage for third basemen, 1993 and 1995.
6Led the Amercian League in slugging percentage, 1983 and 1985-1989.
7Led the American League in batting average, 1983 and 1985-1988.
8Led the American League in bases on balls, 1986 & 1988. Led the league in intentional bases on balls six consecutive seasons, 1987-1992.
9Led the American League in doubles, 1988-1989.
10Led the American League in hits, 1985 (240).
11Led the American League in runs scored, 1988-1989.
12Played in 12 consecutive major league All Star Games (1985-1996).
13Member of 1986 American League Champion Boston Red Sox team. Member of 1988 and 1990 American League Eastern Division Champion Boston Red Sox teams. Member of 1996 World Series Champion New York Yankees team.
14Third Baseman for Boston Red Sox (1982-1992), New York Yankees (1993-1997) and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1998-1999).


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