Chris Bassitt net worth 2023: Chris Bassitt is a professional baseball pitcher from the United States Of America who currently plays for Oakland Athletics in MLB (Major League Baseball). Before going professional on baseball, Bassitt played basketball for Genoa Area High School. This article brings you exciting facts about the life and career, and Chris Bassitt net worth of Chris Bassitt.
Chris Bassitt net worth Profile
Net worth: $1 million
Full Name: Christopher M. Bassitt
Date of Birth: February 22,1989
Occupation: Professional Baseball player
Marital Status: Married
Years Active: 2011-present
Christopher M. Bassitt was born on February 22,1989 in Ohio USA. He schooled at Genoa Area High School where he played in the school’s basketball and baseball team. His outstanding strikes in baseball earned him a spot in the All-Suburban Lakes Leagues first team at senior level in his school. His university days was at the University of Akron where he also starred in the school’s baseball team Akron Zips baseball team where his earned a lot of plaudits, even being named the All-Mac second team honor.
Chris Bassitt Career
Chris Bassitt’ eye catching displays at college level saw him drafted into round 16 of MLB Draft in 2011 by Chicago White Sox. He was later assigned to Bristol White Sox where in featured in the Appalachian League at Rookie level. In 2013 he was traded with Winston-Salem Dash of Class A-Advanced Carolina League Team, where he made his mark, winning an all-star honor there.
Chris Bassitt’ five star performances saw him gained promotion to the Birmingham Barons of the Class AA Southern League before being assigned to Glendale Desert Dogs of Arizona Fall League Team.
In 2014, Chris Bassitt joined the Oakland Athletics where he gained prominence as one of the best pitchers, even winning the American League Pitcher of the Month award. He was ruled out of game for the entire 2016 season after sustaining an injury in his finger which he had to undergo Tommy John Surgery.
On the 17th of August, 2021, Chris Bassitt was stretchered out of the pitch after being struck in the face by a line drive.
Chris Bassitt is a happily married man with a lovely son named Jess. His wife whom he married in 2017 is named Jessica Bolton.
- Chris Bassitt was drafted 501st overall in the 2011 MLB Draft.
- Bassitt throws 4 pitches, a four-seam and two-seam fastball that range between 92-99 MPH, a slider at 85-89MPH, and a curveball at 69-75 MPH.
Chris Bassitt Net worth
Chris Bassitt net worth is $10 million. He earns an annual salary of $565,000