About Shane Victorino
Shane Victorino is a popular professional baseball player. He is not only popular, but also one of the richest of them as the current estimate of Shane Victorino net worth reaches 28 million dollars. Shane Victorino is also known as The Big Slippery Fish or The Flying Hawaiian. Shane Victorino has been playing baseball as an outfielder. Currently, he is a free agent.
Shane Victorino has played with quite a few teams in Major League Baseball, such as the Philadelphia Phillies, Boston Red Sox, San Diego Padres, Los Angeles Dodgers and the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. Therefore, all of these teams have added up a lot of revenues to the current amount of Shane Victorino net worth. Before the season of 2013 began, Shane Victorino was a switch-hitter. However, he began to suffer injuries, which resulted in him playing baseball as a right-handed batter. Although he played as a right fielder when he was appearing with the Boston Red Sox, for a bigger part of his career he has been playing as a center field.
In 2003, he appeared for the first time in Major League Baseball when he played with the San Diego Padres team.
In 2005, he signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies, with which he played until 2012. As a player with this team, Shane Victorino became a winner of three Gold Glove Awards. Moreover, he appeared in two MLB All-Star Games. In 2008, he became a champion of the World Series.
When he joined the Boston Red Sox team, Shane Victorino won one Gold Glove Award and also appeared with the team as the 2013 World Series champions. In 2008, the baseball player became a recipient of the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award. Three years later, Shane Victorino won the Branch Rickey Award. Thus, he has achieved quite a lot of awards and recognition during his professional baseball career, which has also added up to the current size of Shane Victorino net worth. In 2015, Shane Victorino was traded to the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim from the Boston Red Sox.
Before he became a professional athlete, Shane Victorino was studying at St. Anthony High School, where he already was a success in sports. In fact, Shane Victorino was a Hawaii state high school track and field champion. Also, he was skilled in baseball.
In 1999, he participated in the MLB Draft, where he was chosen to play with the Los Angeles Dodgers. In the period of 1999-2002, Shane Victorino was playing with its minor league team, the Jacksonville Suns. With the team, he appeared in the Southern League in 2002. In 2002, he signed a contract with the San Diego Padres, with which he debuted in Major League Baseball. With the team, he appeared in 36 games. In addition, Shane Victorino was playing with the Las Vegas 51s team of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League. In 2004, he joined the Philadelphia Phillies, which made his name even more known in sports. Thus, all of these teams have also increased the current sum of Shane Victorino net worth.