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Dale Murphy Net Worth

Dale Murphy Net Worth is
$15 Million

Dale Murphy Bio/Wiki 2018

Dale Murphy Net Worth $15 Million

He’s brought in his riches with his 18 years of playing in the Major League Baseball (MLB) with three distinct teams. Dale Bryan Murphy was born on March 12, 1956 in Portland, Oregon. He played a nineteen match stint catching using the Braves two years after. He first played as the first baseman but went to the outfield in 1980. His changing of places resulted in a decade of exceptionally productive play in the National League. He used to play in the left but switched to the center field which brought him his biggest success. Murphy was named an All-Star MVP outfielder in 1982 and has appeared in all the team’s 162 matches. He also won his first of the four back-to-back National League’s Silver Slugger Award. Between 1982 and 1986, Dale has appeared in the All-Star Game and is location in the top ten in MVP voting. Nevertheless, it came to some stage when his match began a brutal down glide. He was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies in 1990 after fifteen seasons. He played three unsuccessful seasons together with the Phillies and went to the Colorado Rockies in 1993. He stopped his career following a season with all the team. Upon retirement, he ventured into politics and contemplated running for Utah governor in 2004 together with the objective to support several charities and non-profit organizations.



Full NameDale Murphy
Net Worth$15 Million
Date Of BirthMarch 12, 1956
Place Of BirthPortland, Oregon, United States
Height1.96 m
ProfessionBaseball outfielder
EducationBrigham Young University, Woodrow Wilson High School
NationalityAmerican
SpouseNancy Murphy
ChildrenJake Murphy, Shawn Murphy, McKay Murphy, Tyson Murphy, Madison Murphy, Travis Murphy, Taylor Murphy, Chad Murphy
AwardsNational League Most Valuable Player Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year
#Fact
1Lives with his family in Alpine, Utah. [2004]
2Came up through the Atlanta Braves' minor league system as a catcher, but troubles throwing the ball to second to nail base-stealers and knee problems from trying to catch veteran pitcher Phil Niekro's knuckleballs necessitated a move to the outfield. Murphy's career blossomed after that.
3His conservative Mormon values never wavered, even during his career. He refused to give television interviews in the locker room unless he was fully dressed, and never allowed himself to be photographed with women embracing him. He also would pay teammates' dinner checks at restaurants, as long as alcohol wasn't on the tab.
4A lifelong Conservative Republican, he has expressed interest in running for Governor of Utah under the Republican ticket.
5Of all the baseball teams he has played for, his favorite team, and the one he is most proud of being part of, is the Atlanta Braves. When the Braves retired his jersey number, he said "In my heart, I will always be an Atlanta Brave.".
6Inducted into the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame in 1995.
7Drafted by the Atlanta Braves as the 5th overall pick in the 1974 draft. Had 3,733 Total Bases, 398 Home Runs, 1,266 RBI, 1,748 Strikeouts and 787 Extra-Base Hits in 18 seasons as Outfielder with the Atlanta Braves (1976-1990), Philadelphia Phillies (1990-1992) and Colorado Rockies (1993).
81982 National League MVP for playing in all 162 Games and leading League in RBI (109). Also had .378 On-base percentage, .507 Slugging Percentage, 113 Runs, 303 Total Bases, 36 Home Runs, 93 Walks, 134 Strikeouts, 61 Extra-Base Hits and 264 Times on Base.
91983 National League MVP for leading League in Slugging Percentage (.540) and RBI (121) in all 162 Games. Also had .302 Batting Average, .393 On-base Percentage, 131 Runs, 178 Hits, 318 Total Bases, 36 Home Runs, 90 Walks, 110 Strikeouts, 64 Extra-Base Hits and 270 Times on Base.
10Member of 1982 National League Western Division Champion Atlanta Braves team.
11Won 5 National League Gold Glove Awards as Outfielder (1982-1986).
12Named to 7 National League All Star Teams (1980 and 1982-1987).
13Finished 9th in voting for 1984 National League MVP and 7th in 1985.
14Served for 3 years as president of the Boston (MA) Mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
15The Atlanta Journal and Constitution had a column in the 1980's called "Ask Dale Murphy." Children could write in their questions and if Murphy answered them in the newspaper, they would win free tickets and an autographed copy of the "Ask Dale Murphy" book.
16NL MVP in 1982 and 1983. All-Star (1980, 1982-1987)
17Drafted by the Atlanta Braves as the 5th overall pick in the 1974 draft. Had 2111 hits, 398 HRs, 1266 RBIs and 1748 SOs for a .265 BA in 18 seasons with the Braves, the Philadelphia Phillies, and the Colorado Rockies.

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Prime 92009-2011TV SeriesHimself
High Hopes: The Anatomy of a Winner2003Video documentaryHimself - Clubhouse Visitor
2000 MLB All-Star Game2000TV SpecialHimself - NL Honorary Captain
McKay: Million Dollar Missionary1994Video documentaryNarrator
Sunday Night Baseball1991TV SeriesHimself - Philadelphia Phillies Right Fielder
1987 MLB All-Star Game1987TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder
1986 MLB All-Star Game1986TV SpecialHimself - NL Center Fielder
1985 MLB All-Star Game1985TV SpecialHimself - NL Center Fielder
1984 MLB All-Star Game1984TV SpecialHimself - NL Center Fielder
1983 MLB All-Star Game1983TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1982 National League Championship Series1982TV Mini-SeriesHimself - Atlanta Braves Center Fielder / Left Fielder
1982 MLB All-Star Game1982TV SpecialHimself - NL Right Fielder
1980 MLB All-Star Game1980TV SpecialHimself - NL Outfielder

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