About Joe Maddon
It has been estimated that the overall sum of Joe Maddon net worth reaches 12 million dollars, according to the current calculations. Joe Maddon has become famous and wealthy because of his career as a professional baseball manager. As of right now, he is managing the Chicago Cubs, which plays in Major League Baseball. Thus, working with this team has served as one of the most important sources of increasing the current estimate of Joe Maddon net worth.
In 1993, he became a coach in Major League Baseball and the first team with which he worked there was the California Angels. He worked with such managers as Marcel Lachemann, Terry Collins, Buck Rodgers, John McNamara and some others. During that time, Joe Maddon also worked as an interim manager. In 2006, he became a manager of the Tampa Bay Rays, with which he worked until 2014. In 2008, with the team, he won the American League pennant. Then, he joined the Chicago Cubs, which is his most recent team. Joe Maddon led this team to the 2015 National League Championship Series. In 2015, he got the title of the National League Manager of the Year.
In 2016, he led the team to their first World Series title winning since it was done in 1908. The Chicago Cubs beat the Cleveland Indians in the finals of it. Thus, working with all of these teams has added up quite a lot of revenues to the total size of Joe Maddon net worth.
He was born in 1954. His mother was from Poland, whereas his father was Italian. His father had a plumbing shop and the family was living right above it. His father passed away, whereas his mother is still working as a waitress at the Third Base Luncheonette restaurant in Hazleton, Pennsylvania. Joe Maddon was studying at Lafayette College, where he excelled in sports and played on college’s football and baseball teams. In 1976, Joe Maddon became a graduate of it. In 2010, he got an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Lafayette College.
Then, Joe Maddon began to play baseball in Minor League Baseball. He was usually playing in the position of a catcher. In 1975, he signed a contract as a free agent with the California Angels team. Although he did not achieve much success as a player with the team, he worked in the California Angels franchise for 31 years. During that time, he was not only a player, but also a scout, minor league manager, coach and roving minor league hitting instructor. Thus, working with the team has also added up to the total estimate of Joe Maddon net worth.
Seeing that he was not so good as a catcher, Joe Maddon decided to become a coach. Also, he gained more attention as a minor league manager. In the period of 2006-2014, he was a manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. In 2015, he began to work with the team, with which he is still staying today – the Chicago Cubs.