Bartolo Colon is a professional American baseball pitcher who played for Texas Rangers in the Major League Baseball. Colon was nicknamed as Big Sexy and he already joined the Cleveland Indians and served there for five years since 1997. After, he also played for numerous teams including Montreal Expos, New York Yankees, Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics and Atlanta Braves. He also played for the MLB All-Star Games with American Leagues and won the American League Cy Young Award for the same in 2005. Colon also considered as the oldest player of MLB when he appeared in the 2016 season and hits the first home run of his career. Keep reading to know more about Bartolo net worth in 2018.
Bartolo Colon Early life
Bartolo was born on May 24, 1973 in Altamira. At the age of nine, he started working with his father in the harvesting of coffee and different fruits and vegetables. His family has spent lots of money while giving the charity and worked for his previous community. In 2014, his mother ‘Adriana’ died for the cause of breast cancer.
Bartolo Colon Career Awards and Achievements
Barton started his career in the field of baseball while working in Cleveland Indians in 1993. After, he pitched for Kinston in the Carolina League and retains his second position along with 1.96 ERA. While performing well in few games, he was known as the best Pitcher in the league and also India’s minor league player while receiving Lou Boudreau Award.
He has made his first debut on Anaheim Angeles while playing League Baseball. In the first season, he made a good score 4-7 with 5.65 ERA. He has made the record of throwing most pitches in the single bat while playing against ‘Ricky Gutierrez’.
In 2002, he was dealing with Montreal Expos with the exchange of Lee Stevens and Cliff Lee. This deal was good for him as he got more opportunity to perform and score 20-8 with 2.93 ERA. He also scored a total of 76 runs while 70 runs he scored from walking.
In 2003, Chicago has selected him to play with them and exchange him with Orlando Hernandez and Jeff Liefer. Later, he signed with Anaheim Angeles and won the total of 18 games in the year 2004. His performance was outstanding which helps him to achieve Cy Young Award which was the second award after Dean Chance in 1964. When he played for Kansas City, he has received his 150th win while playing against Baltimore Orioles in the year 2008.
Awards and achievements
Colon has achieved numerous achievements in his career. He has received Cy Young Award when he played the season of 2005. After, he was honor with MLB All-Star achievements four times in 1998, 2005, 2013 and 2016. He also got Pitcher of the month award four times in his career in 1998, 2002, 2005 and 2013. Moreover, he also received the player of the week award five times in his career and also got the players choice award for outstanding performance and the sporting news pitcher of the year in 2005.
Net Worth of Bartolo Colon
Bartolo is a professional Baseball player who has the net worth of more than $80 million. He has played with numerous teams and got a good amount at the time of contract. Mostly, he was sold out at higher prices and also received money for retaining him in the team.
Colon Bartolo is a sports person who pursued his career in the field of Baseball. His interest in the game attracts him to play as a pitcher and got success in his move. He belongs to the family who has made the charity of a huge amount and always lived as a ground to earth man. Lastly, he was nicknamed as Big Sexy because of the fabulous appearances that he made in the field or outside it.