Baseball Player

Jayson Werth

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Age 44
Birthday May 201979
Birth Sign Taurus
City Springfield
Country IL
Profession Baseball Player

Jayson Werth is a famous Baseball Player, born on May 20, 1979 in United States. As of December 2022, Jayson Werth’s net worth is $75 Million. He played for the L.A. Dodgers from 2004 to 2005 but was eventually let go from the team.

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Spouse Julia Werth
Children(s) Jackson Werth

Jayson Werth Biography

MLB outfielder who began his career in 2002 with the Toronto Blue Jays and won a World Series Championship with the Philadelphia Phillies in 2008; signed with the Washington Nationals in 2011. Werth was born in Springfield, Illinois, the son of Jeff Gowan, a collegiate baseball and football player who broke all the receiving records and led all Division I wide receivers in receptions while at Illinois State University, and played outfield in the St. Louis Cardinals farm system in 1978 and Kim Schofield, who competed in the U.S. Olympic Trials in the long jump and 100 meters. He is the grandson of Ducky Schofield and nephew of Dick Schofield, both Major League Baseball infielders, and stepson of Dennis Werth, who played in parts of four seasons with the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees from 1979 through 1982. Werth is married with two children..

He had two children with his wife Julia Werth.

Jayson Richard Gowan Werth (born May 20, 1979), is an American former professional baseball outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Toronto Blue Jays, Los Angeles Dodgers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Washington Nationals. During his playing days, Werth stood 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall, weighing 235 pounds (107 kg); he batted and threw right-handed. While primarily a right fielder throughout his career, Werth also played left field for the Nationals.

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Werth was successful as a youngster, playing for the top youth traveling teams in Springfield, Illinois. His teams began traveling when he was seven and dominated the state of Illinois youth baseball with four consecutive state championships (never finishing worse than fourth in nationals) in Khoury League with the Bunn Brewers. He then played for a national power, the Springfield Flame, where his team won the state and Midwest Regional and finished third in the 1993 Sandy Koufax World Series in Spring, Texas, behind Pico Rivera, California and a Dallas, Texas, team that included future major leaguer Vernon Wells. Werth also was selected to play for the U.S. Junior Pan Am Games in 1995. He gained more attention while attending Glenwood High School in Chatham, Illinois, where he compiled a .616 batting average in his senior year with 15 home runs in 31 games and helped his team to the state championship in 1996 (his junior year). Werth was named to the 1997 All-America First Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings as a catcher.

Jayson Werth Net Worth

Jayson Werth is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Jayson Werth‘s net worth $75 Million.

Net Worth $75 Million
Salary Under Review
Source of Income Baseball Player
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House Living in own house.

He was planning on playing college baseball at the University of Georgia, but changed his plan after he was selected 22nd overall by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1997 MLB Draft.

Werth was successful as a youngster, playing for the top youth traveling teams in Springfield, Illinois. His teams began traveling when he was seven and dominated the state of Illinois youth baseball with four consecutive state championships (never finishing worse than fourth in nationals) in Khoury League with the Bunn Brewers. He then played for a national power, the Springfield Flame, where his team won the state and Midwest Regional and finished third in the 1993 Sandy Koufax World Series in Spring, Texas, behind Pico Rivera, California and a Dallas, Texas, team that included future major leaguer Vernon Wells. Werth also was selected to play for the U.S. Junior Pan Am Games in 1995. He gained more attention while attending Glenwood High School in Chatham, Illinois, where he compiled a .616 batting average in his senior year with 15 home runs in 31 games and helped his team to the state championship in 1996 (his junior year). Werth was named to the 1997 All-America First Team by the American Baseball Coaches Association and Rawlings as a catcher.

Werth initially planned on playing college baseball at the University of Georgia, but changed his plans when he was drafted in the first round (22nd overall) by the Baltimore Orioles in the 1997 Major League Baseball draft. In the minor leagues, Werth played catcher as his primary position.

Prior to making his major-league debut, the Orioles traded Werth to the Toronto Blue Jays for pitcher John Bale. Werth broke into the major leagues with the Toronto Blue Jays in 2002. It was with Toronto when he began the switch to the outfield from catcher.

Who is Jayson Werth dating?

According to our records, Jayson Werth married to Julia Werth. As of May 2022, Jayson Werth’s is not dating anyone.

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On December 19, 2006, Werth signed a one-year, $850,000 contract with the Philadelphia Phillies.

Jayson Werth Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Jayson Werth celebrates birthday on May 20 of every year.

During spring training, on March 2, 2005, Werth was hit by a pitch from A. J. Burnett that broke his left wrist. Despite the injury, Werth was able to play in 102 games during 2005, hitting .234 with seven home runs (compared to 16 the previous year, in fewer at-bats). Eight months later, Werth underwent exploratory surgery which revealed two ligament tears that were repaired; however, his discomfort never subsided. On May 21, 2006, Werth had cortisone injected into his wrist; the wrist was placed in a cast for three to four weeks. These injuries caused him to miss the entire 2006 season.

Is Jayson Werth a Hall of Famer?

Jayson Werth — who played for the Phillies between 2007 and 2011 — will be eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot in 2023. While Werth racked up 1,465 hits and 36.1 fWAR during his 15-year career, he doesn’t have much of a Hall of Fame case, and figures to fall off the ballot after one year.

Where is Jason Werth?

Jayson Werth
October 1, 2017, for the Washington Nationals
MLB statistics
Batting average.267
Home runs229

Is Jayson Werth still playing?

Jayson Werth has moved on from the Nationals and Major League Baseball as a whole, last playing for the Seattle Mariners’ Triple-A affiliate in 2018. But even four years removed from his final game in Washington, Werth still has one thing tying him back to the DMV: his house.

What teams did Jayson Werth play for?

All teams

Who is Jayson Werth married to?

Julia Werth

On June 28, 2007, Werth suffered another wrist injury, but returned August 2 against the Chicago Cubs and went 3-for-6, with 4 RBI and 1 stolen base.

In 2008, Werth began the season platooning with Geoff Jenkins in right field, but soon found himself playing every day in the early part of the season while regular center fielder Shane Victorino was on the disabled list. On May 16, he had a career night against the Blue Jays. He hit three home runs in one game, including a grand slam, a three-run home run, and a solo shot which put him one round-tripper short of hitting for the “homer cycle.” He also tied the Phillies team record with 8 RBIs in one game. For the season, he led the majors in home runs against left-handed pitchers, with 16. On October 29, 2008, the Phillies won their second World Series title.

On May 12, 2009, Werth made a steal of home plate in a bases-loaded situation against the Los Angeles Dodgers, which came in the seventh inning after previously stealing both second and third base. Werth stole four bases in the game, leading the team to a 5–3 victory, and again tying a Phillies record. On June 27, Werth became the 14th player in Toronto’s Rogers Centre history to hit a home run into the stadium’s 500 level. On July 10, Werth was named to the NL All-Star Team as a replacement for New York Mets’ outfielder Carlos Beltrán. On July 21, in a home game against the Chicago Cubs, Werth hit his first career walk-off home run, in the 13th inning against Jeff Samardzija, to deliver a 4–1 victory for the Phillies. He led the majors in pitches per plate appearance during the 2009 season, with 4.50. In Game 5 of the 2009 National League Championship Series, Werth hit home runs in the first and seventh innings, in a game which the Phillies won 10–4, clinching the series. Baseball fans voted Werth the 2009 “Unsung Star of the Year” in MLB’s This Year in Baseball Awards.

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