About Dale Murphy
Dale Murphy has become famous because of his career as a professional baseball player. This career has also served as one of the most important sources of increasing the current amount of Dale Murphy net worth, which has been claimed to reach as high as 15 million dollars. Dale Murphy was playing in Major League Baseball mainly in three positions – as a catcher, first baseman and outfielder. Dale Murphy was playing this sport professionally for 18 years and during such a long time, a big part of the total amount of Dale Murphy net worth was earned.
He was active in professional baseball in the period of 1976-1993. During that time, he belonged to three different teams. However, he is mostly known and recognized for his appearances with the Atlanta Braves. In 1982 as well as 1983, he was titled as National League Most Valuable Player. In the period of 1982-1985, Dale Murphy became a recipient of four National League’s Silver Slugger Awards. Moreover, in the period of 1982-1986, the baseball player was presented with five National League’s Gold Glove Awards. Therefore, during his professional career, he achieved quite a lot and this career has also increased the total size of Dale Murphy net worth.
His name has been inducted into some halls of fame, including the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, the Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and the World Sports Humanitarian Hall of Fame.
Born in 1956, Dale Murphy started his professional career in 1976. He played nineteen games with the Atlanta Braves. In 1977, Dale Murphy appeared in eighteen games. In the next year, he focused on his appearances as a first base. In 1980, he became an outfielder. In 1982, Dale Murphy became an All-Star Most Valuable Player. He played in 162 games with the Atlanta Braves. Thus, this team has made his name recognized and also increased the current amount of Dale Murphy net worth. He played with the Atlanta Braves for fifteen seasons. Then, he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies, with which he signed a contract in 1990. He played with this team for three seasons and then, for a short period of time, he played with the Colorado Rockies.
After he retired, he became involved in some other activities. In the period of 1997-2000, Dale Murphy was the president of the Massachusetts Boston Mission of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. In 2005, he became recognized as a humanitarian person when he founded a non-profit organization called the iWontCheat Foundation. The aim of the organization is to promote ethical behavior and prevent cheating in young people sports. In 2008, Dale Murphy began to work with the Operation Kids foundation when he became a member of its National Advisory Board. Furthermore, he is a National Advisor to ASCEND: A Humanitarian Alliance. Another organization with which he is working is Operation Smile. Dale Murphy belongs to its Board of Governors. Thus, he has been noticed for his humanitarian work, as well.