Everybody knows that David Price is an elite pitcher, and teams definitely have to be prepared when they face him. For Sunday’s game (October 9), it looks like the Toronto Blue Jays will have to put in some major practice in order to survive their ex-pitcher’s strategies. Besides being an amazing pitcher, there are several other details you should know about the Boston Red Sox’s pitcher, David Price. So, if you are searching the Internet for terms like, “David Price’s wiki,” “David Price’s net worth,” and “David Price’s salary,” then you came to the right place, because we will give you all the details about him.
David Price Wiki
He was born as David Taylor Price on August 26, 1985 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee. His parents are Bonnie and Debbie Price. Price also has two brothers. Since his childhood days, Price was very fond of playing baseball. He was a huge fan of the Atlanta Braves and of outfielder, David Justice. During his high school days, he actively participated in baseball, and was an outstanding player even then.
Price made his major league debut in 2008 for the Tampa Bay Rays. He has also played for the Detroit Tigers and the Toronto Blue Jays. He has had a hand in helping his team reach the world series due to his hard work and determination. Initially, the Los Angeles Dodgers signed him up for the 19th round, however he did not sign the deal and attended Vanderbilt University, instead. In 2005, Price played for United States National Team and in 2006, he contributed to the United States’ gold medal victory.
In 2007, Price signed his first professional contract. It was a six-year contract which was estimated to be worth $11.25 million. Once the contract was approved, Price joined the Vero Beach Devil Rays. According to sources, he received a huge bonus, which was apparently the largest in the history of baseball. In 2010, Price became the first American pitcher to earn 10 wins. In 2014, between June 4 and 25, Price had five consecutive starts with at least 10 strikeouts, making him the eighth pitcher in the history of baseball to do so.
David Price and his girlfriend, Tiffany Nicole Smith have been dating for years now, and they recently got engaged! She has completed her graduation from Kansas State. Like a doting girlfriend, Smith travels with Price whenever he has a game and cheers for him in the stands. If that’s not dedication, we don’t know what is! Although David Price and Tiffany Smith don’t have any kids as of yet, they are proud parents of their pet dog, Astro.
David Price’s Net Worth
Last year, Price signed a huge deal with Boston Red Sox for a seven-year term. The contract amounts to $217.0 million! David Price’s net worth is estimated to be around $220.0 million, out of which he also earns money from endorsements and sponsorships. His average salary is estimated to be around $32.0 million.
But Price doesn’t spend all his money on himself, or on his girlfriend for that matter. In fact, he uses a good amount of his money for charitable purposes. He has his own charity project known as “Project One Four.” He started this foundation with his father in an effort to make a difference in the lives of youths and families in the area. In one interview, Price said, “We decided that if we were in a position to give back, we would.” Over the course of seven years, Price’s family has done everything from giving away computers and backpacks to helping build area playgrounds.
David Price recently bought a $3.3 million home in late September on St. Petersburg’s Snell Isle. This house was constructed five years ago, and the four-bedroom, six bath home boasts 6,500 square feet and overlooks Coffee Pot Bayou.