About David Wells
David Wells is a popular name in Major League Baseball. This sport has not only made him well known, but also served as one of the main sources of increasing the overall amount of David Wells net worth, which has been claimed to reach 20 million dollars, according to the current calculations. The baseball player got the nickname of ‘Boomer’. Although he is retired from this sport, it made his name recognized in the sports industry.
David Wells was usually playing it as a pitcher. David Wells was considered as one of the best left-handed pitchers when he was playing with the Toronto Blue Jays and the New York Yankees. Therefore, playing with both of these teams has increased the total size of David Wells net worth, too. He became even more known when he pitched the 15th perfect game in the history of baseball. In the post-season, David Wells played with six teams, which is a tie with Kenny Lofton.
When he retired, David Wells became a broadcaster. As such, he is appearing on Major League Baseball on TBS. Also, he was chosen to be the host of FoxSports.com program called “The Cheap Seats”.
Thus, his career on TV has also increased the total sum of David Wells net worth.
He was born in 1963 in Torrance, California. He was raised in Ocean Beach. In 1982, David Wells became a graduate of Point Loma High School. When he was studying there, David Wells enjoyed going to the gym and spent a lot of his free time at the Ocean Beach Recreation Center and Robb Field. The baseball player has a wife and two kids, with who he is living in San Diego, California.
Talking about the beginning of his professional baseball career, David Wells was a reliever for the Toronto Blue Jays, with which he was playing in the period of 1987-1992. However, he became a full-time starter for the team when he became 30 years old. In 1992, David Wells was a member of the World Series winning team.
In 1993, he signed a contract with the Detroit Tigers, with which he played until 1995. In 1995, he became even more known as a pitcher. Also, during the time when he belonged to this team, David Wells appeared in his first All-Star Game. In 1995, David Wells was traded to the Cincinnati Reds. When the season finished, David Wells signed a contract with the Baltimore Orioles.
In 1997, he became a free agent and as such, he signed a contract with the New York Yankees. This was his most favorite team, with which he happened to play. Also, when he was a member of it, he appeared in the mentioned perfect game. He stayed with the New York Yankees for one year. In the period of 1999-2000, he came back to play with the Toronto Blue Jays. In 2001, David Wells signed a contract with the Chicago White Sox and in the period of 2002-2003, he returned to the New York Yankees. The baseball player also spent some time playing with the San Diego Padres and the Boston Red Sox. Thus, all of these teams have increased the overall amount of David Wells net worth.