Dusty Baker salary is in the region of $1.5 Million, how much does that sum up in his net worth as a former baseball player and currently into management?
In this article, we will look at Dusty Baker salary and net worth. We will also discuss his career and general life as a former baseball player and now a coach.
Dusty Baker biography
Dusty Baker was born in Riverside, California on June 15, 1949.
Dusty is an American former baseball player and current manager.
Dusty was in the MLB as a player from 1968 to 1986.
After his retirement, Dusty earned his first managerial job with the San Francisco Giants in 1993.
He coached the Giants through 2002 before moving to the Cubs, then the Reds, then the Nationals and the Astros.
Dusty was drafted by the Atlanta Braves directly out of high school in 1967.
He went on to play for the Atlanta Braves until 1975 and moved on to play for the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976 to 1983.
While with the Dodgers, Dusty was named an All-Star twice and won the 1981 World Series.
He then played for the San Francisco Giants and the Oakland Athletics briefly, before retiring from Major League play.
Dusty Baker began working as a manager in the early 90s and managed the San Francisco Giants from 1993 to 2002.
He was named National League Manager of the Year three times during his tenure with the team.
He took the team to the World Series in 2002, but they walked away defeated.
He managed the Chicago Cubs from 2003-2006, and the Cincinnati Reds from 2008-2013.
He was fired from the Reds in October of 2013.
In 2016 Dusty was hired by the Washington Nationals.
He stayed there for two seasons. In 2020 he was hired as the manager of the Houston Astros.
Dusty Baker Salary
In January 2020 Dusty signed a one-year contract with the Astros that pays around $1.5 million for the season.
That means he ended up being a rare case of a coach who brought his team to the World Series without a contract in place for the following season.
That could prove to be lucrative if Dusty signs a new deal with the Astros.
For all the money he has made in both his playing and coaching career, Dusty Baker has a net worth of around $20 million dollars, according to celebritynetworth.com.
Dusty Baker is living quite well, in a well-built apartment.
In June 2003 he paid $589,000 for an undeveloped 5-acre plot of land in Granite Bay, California (near Sacramento).
Over the next couple of years, he built what became a 9,000 square-foot mansion on a palatial estate that features multiple structures, enormous lawns, a basketball court and more.
Today this property is likely worth $5-6 million.