Jake Peavy Bio, Affair, Single, Net Worth, Salary, Age, Wiki, Height

Jake Peavy

Jake Peavy: Biography in Details

Who is Jake Peavy?

Jake Peavy is an American World Series winner. Jake is the only starting pitcher who won two consecutive World Series with two teams.

Recently, on 5th May 2019, he announced his retirement from Major League Baseball.

Jake Peavy: Birth Facts and Education

Jacob Edward Peavy was born on 31st May 1981 in Mobile, Alabama to Danny Peavy and Debbie Peavy.

His father Danny is remembered as a great baseball player. His grandfather Blanche Peavy taught him baseball, music, and life.

He has a brother Luke Peavy who is the Managing Director and Partner of Jake Peavy Foundation.

Jake attended the St. Paul’s Episcopal School in Mobile, Alabama. During those days, he was named the high school player of the year in the state of Alabama.

After high school, Auburn University offered him a full-ride scholarship which he did not accept because he wanted to join the Major Leagues.

Professional Career

Early Career and Drafts

In the 1999 Major League Baseball draft, Jake Peavy was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 15th round.

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Similarly, he pitched for the 1999 Arizona League Padres and the Idaho Falls Braves and the 2000 Fort Wayne Wizards.

San Diego Padres

He made his major league debut on 22nd June 2002 against the New York Yankees at Qualcomm Stadium. In his sophomore season, he played 32 games with a 4.11 earned run average, a 12–11 record, and 156 strikeouts.

On 5th March 2005, he signed a four-year, $14.5 million contract and held a club option for 2009 extension with the Padres.

Chicago White Sox

On 31st July 2009, he agreed to a trade from the San Diego Padres to the Chicago White Sox in a last-minute trade deadline day deal.

He started for White Sox with  5 innings, giving up 3 runs (all earned), and striking out 5, getting the win against the Kansas City Royals.

On 20th July 2013, he was activated from the DL and made his first start against the Atlanta Braves.

Boston Red Sox

On 30th July 2013, he was traded from Chicago White Sox to the Boston Red Sox along with Brayan Villarreal in a three-team trade.

Jake Peavy debuted as Red Sox on 3rd August and defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 5–2.

San Francisco Giants

On 26th July 2014, he was traded by Boston Red Sox to the San Francisco Giants. Likewise, on 3rd October 2014, he won the first game of the 2014 NLDS against the Washington Nationals.

Jake Peavy signed a two-year contract on 19th December 2014 to stay with the Giants.

In three years, Jake Peavy had a 19–19 record and 3.97 ERA, with 238 strikeouts and 78 walks in 308 innings pitched.


On 5th May 2019, Jake Peavy announced his retirement.

How much does Jake Peavy earn?

Jake Peavy has an estimated net worth of $48 million US, and his earnings during his career amounts to $127 million US.

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His highest-earning was $16 million US from the Chicago White Sox.

In the year 2008, he bought a 5,000-acre ranch in Wilcox County, Alabama called Southern Falls Plantation. Also, he has a cable car for the ranch.

Likewise, in 2013, he purchased a World War II duck boat. Duck boats are 2.5-ton six-wheel trucks used by the US Army and Marine Corps for ferry ammunition and supplies.

Awards and Achievements

  • 2013, 2014: World Series Champion
  • 2007: NL Cy Young Award
  • 2007: NL Pitching Triple Crown
  • 2012: AL All-Star

MLB Records

Jake Peavy was the only starting pitcher to win two 2012-2014 consecutive World Series with two teams in two leagues.

San Diego Padres

  • 1,348 career strikeouts
  • 16 strikeouts in a single game

How tall is Jake Peavy?

Jake Peavy has brown hair and blue eyes. He is 6 feet 1 inch tall and weighs around 88 kg.

Social Media

Jake Peavy has around 22.5k followers on Facebook and 106.2k on Twitter account.

Jake Peavy’s Birthday Dates

Year Date Day
2024 May Friday
2025 May Saturday
2026 May Sunday
2027 May Monday
2028 May Wednesday

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