About Cliff Lee
It has been calculated that the total estimate of Cliff Lee net worth reaches 50 million dollars, as of right now. Cliff Lee has earned his net worth because of his career as a professional baseball player. He is usually playing in the position of a starting pitcher. Currently, Cliff Lee is a free agent. Cliff Lee has been playing for quite a few teams in Major League Baseball, such as the Cleveland Indians, Texas Rangers, Philadelphia Phillies, and Seattle Mariners. Therefore, playing with them has also added up to the total size of Cliff Lee net worth.
The baseball player was born in 1978 in Benton, Arkansas. When he was studying at Benton High School, he joined its baseball team. Later, he continued his education as well as his baseball career at Meridian Community College and the University of Arkansas. In 2000, he appeared in the draft, where he was chosen to play with the Montreal Expos. There, he joined its minor league affiliate called the Harrisburg Senators. Then, he joined the Cleveland Indians and began playing in Major League Baseball, which has added up a lot of revenues to the total amount of Cliff Lee net worth.
In 2009, the baseball player was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. His next two teams, with which he played, were the Seattle Mariners and the Texas Rangers. In 2011, Cliff Lee signed a contract as a free agent with the Philadelphia Phillies.
Cliff Lee has achieved quite a lot in his baseball career. He was titled as All-Star four times. In 2008, as a player with the Cleveland Indians, Cliff Lee won the American League Cy Young Award.
Talking about the beginnings of his baseball career, he started it with the Florida Marlins team, which chose him as the 12th overall pick in the 1997 Major League Baseball draft. However, he did not sign with the team as he wanted to attend Meridian Community College in Mississippi. In 1998, he appeared in the amateur draft, where he was chosen by the Baltimore Orioles. Again, he did not sign with it as he continued his education at the University of Arkansas.
In 2000, Cliff Lee appeared in the Major League Baseball draft, where he was chosen by the Montreal Expos. He signed a contract with the team in the same year. In 2002, Cliff Lee played with Double-A Harrisburg. In 2002 as well, Cliff Lee was traded to the Cleveland Indians. There, he appeared in seven games with the Akron Aeros as a pitcher. Then, he joined the Buffalo Bisons. In the same season, he finally began to play with the Cleveland Indians. This team, thus, has also added up to the total sum of Cliff Lee net worth. In the same year, he appeared in his first game in Major League, which was against the Minnesota Twins. Cliff Lee was not successful in the season of 2007 as in the beginning of it, he suffered injuries, which prevented him from playing.