Who is Buster Posey? What is net worth of Buster Posey? Buster Posey is one of the best and richest baseball player in the world. He is an American professional baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants of Major League Basebal. He was raised in Leesburg, Georgia. He was always good in hitting and pitching. He studied in Florida State University. When he started playing baseball, he started with the position of the catcher.
His first debut was on September 11, 2009 and since then, he has accumulated a great amount of wealth. He was one of the four children of his parents. His nickname Buster is derived from his father’s same nickname. He was the eldest children of Gerald Dempsey “Buster” Posey II and Traci Posey. He was born on March 27, 1987.
He currently plays for San Francisco Giants since 2009. If we see his personal life, then he is doing very great over there as well. He is married to his high school sweetheart named Kristen. They married in January 2009 before his major debut in baseball. When the season is going on, he lives with his family in East Bay. When the season is off, then they live at their another home in Georgia. Buster Posey also has a younger sister who plays softball for Valdosta State University. She is quite a good player of softball as well.
Buster Posey Net Worth
Buster Posey has a net worth of around $15 million US dollars as of 2017. On August 16, 2013, the Giants signed Posey before the signing deadline for draftees and offered him a $6.2 million bonus. This was the largest up-front bonus in Giants history. He eventually took the offer and became the Giants. He is one of the highest earning baseball player from the United States of America.
Buster Posey Assets
He has two houses, one in East Bay and another in Georgia. In on-season, he stays in East Bay with his wife and two children. In off-season, he lives in Georgia house with his wife and two children.
He owns the famous Black Ford Ranger Double Cabin. He uses this car Black Ford Ranger Double Cabin even for daily use and transportation. Other than this, most of his assets are not known in the public and are subject to the information for his lawyers and closed ones only.
Buster Posey business model
Apart from endorsing brands and giving few advertisements, his major income comes from the Baseball itself. He believes in playing baseball to its fullest. He says in one of his interviews that he does not play baseball for money but for his own zeal for baseball. He has even promised that he will not endorse in which he does not believe. His business model solely relies on his contracts with the Giants.
In 2010, the magazine Baseball America tagged Buster Posey as the top prospect in the Giants’ organization. Since then, he has escalated great heights before the people and his net worth has grown eventually since then. His first career home run was against Aaron Harang of the Cincinnati Reds on June 9, 2010. In 2010, he was named NL Rookie of the year.
He became eligible for the salary in 2013 as he had signed one-year $8 million contract with the Giants. With an extension of eight years on March 29, 2013, he signed $167 million. This is one of the lucrative offers that the Giants has offered someone.
In this way, Buster Posey will be playing for the Giants until 2021 and then he will have a club option for the year 2022. On September 27, 2017, in a 12–3 win over the Colorado Rockies, Posey had his 1000th hit of his career, a solo home run off German. His playing ability has made him very rich and he has become one of the fastest earning baseball player for the Giants.
Buster Posey is like the dreams coming true for the Giants. His action on July 13 was promoted as Giants’ Class AAA team. He played 35 games with Fresno. He batted .321 with 21 runs scored, as well as 42 hits. He also had eight doubles, five home runs, and 22 RBI.
On February 21, usanews reported that Buster Posey is very enthusiastic for a fresh start. He is doing so so as to raise power numbers.
Buster Posey is the man who will be the Giants until 2022. The fans of the Giants were very enthusiastic when they got the news of the extension sign off with the Giants until the end of season of 2022 in American Baseball history. He has also received awards Silver Slugger Award for the catcher position. Other awards include NL Hank Aaron award, and Miguel Cabrera award. He became the first person to win two awards in the same year, which made him a class apart baseball player in the history of the Giants or even in the history of American Baseball.