David Eckstein Bio, Affair, Married, Wife, Relationship, Net Worth, Height

David Eckstein

David Eckstein: Biography in Details

Who is David Eckstein?

David Eckstein is an American professional baseball player. He is best known as an infielder in MLB for ten seasons.

He was awarded the 2006 World Series Most Valuable Player Award.

David Eckstein: Age, Birth Facts, Family, Education, Ethnicity

This athlete was born on 20 January 1975, in Sanford, Florida, the United States with the birth name David Mark Eckstein.

His father‘s name is Whitey, and his mother‘s name is Patricia. Both of his parents were teachers.

He has an elder brother named Rick, who is also a professional baseball player. He studied at Seminole High School and later graduated from the University of Florida. Eckstein belongs to All-American descent.

Early Career and Professional Life

Earlier, David was interested in sports and baseball from an early age. During high school, he played baseball for four years.

He was a prominent member of a state championship team and was a two-time all-state selection.

This sportsman was also a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, and a Member of the National Honor Society. In the class of 1993, he was voted ‘Most Helpful’ player.

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During the University, he was a walk-on player for coach Joe Arnold on Florida Gators Baseball Team, and later, received an athletics scholarship.

In 2007, Eckstein was enlisted into the University of Florida Athletic Hall of Fame as a ‘Gator Great’. Earlier, in the 1997 amateur draft, he was selected by the Boston Red Sox in the 19th round.

Afterward, on 16 August 2000, he was selected by the Anaheim Angels. After his 4 years, of career with the Angels, David went from the Anaheim Angels to St. Louis Cardinals at the end of the 2004 season.

The next year, he was voted to the National League All-Star team. At the time in St. Louis Cardinals, he was a fan favorite and considered a pesky hitter.

He was named the World Series Most Valuable Player in the 2006 World Series.

Afterward, David Eckstein signed a one-year contract worth $4.5 million as of 2022, with Toronto Blue Jays on 13 December 2007.

The next year on 31 August, he was exchanged with pitcher Chad Beck to the Arizona Diamondbacks.

Between 2009-2010, he played primarily second base with the San Diego Padres. Later, on 22 January 2012, David officially retired from baseball. Recently, he is working for his wife Ashley.

Ashley is an actress, voice actor, and fashion designer. Recently, he is working as a special assistant for baseball operations for the Pittsburgh Pirates.

David Eckstein: Salary, Net Worth

The average earning of this sportsman from the Toronto Blue Jays was $4.5 million. Meanwhile, according to some sources, Eckstein has an estimated net worth of $20 million as of 2022.

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Similarly, the estimated net worth of his wife Ashley is $5 million.

Rumor and Controversy

David Eckstein hasn’t been in any rumor and scandal. Meanwhile, this player has managed to keep himself out of any controversy and rumor. He is doing great in his career.

Body Measurement

Eckstein stands 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs 79 kg. Similarly, he has blonde hair and hazel blue eyes.

Social Media Profile

David Eckstein has over 11.4k followers on Twitter. Meanwhile, he is not active on other social sites including Facebook and Instagram.

David Eckstein’s Anniversary Dates

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David Eckstein’s Birthday Dates

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