|Celebrated Name:||Carl Crawford|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Carl Demonte Crawford|
|Age:||40 years old|
|Birth Date:||05 August 1981|
|Birth Place:||Houston, Texas, United States|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Justin, Ari, Leo, Celine, and Carson)|
|Dating/Girlfriend (Name):||N/A/Yes (name)|
|Is Carl Crawford Gay?:||No|
|Profession:||Professional Baseball Player|
|Net Worth in 2021:||$70 Million|
|Last Updated:||August 2021|
Better known as ‘The Perfect Strom’ for his incredible speed in the field, Carl Crawford is an American professional baseball player left fielder from Houston, Texas. He was first drafted to the team ‘Tampa Rays Devil Rays’ in 1999 Major Baseball Draft and has played for teams like ‘Boston Red Sox’ and ‘Los Angeles Dodgers’ in Major Baseball leagues with more than 123 triples.
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Early Life & Biography
Carl was born on 5 august 1981 and is originally from the Fifth-Ward area of Houston. He went to Jefferson Davis High school, and as a student, he excelled in baseball, basketball, and football. After a sophomore year, he was selected by the number baseball coach Wille Ansley who suggested he play in Major Baseball Leagues.
Carl joined Pasadena Star select baseball team where he gained experience of playing in Major Leagues and came in the eyes of Major League Baseball scouts. He had an opportunity to play football as a quarterback for five teams and was also offered a scholarship from college to play basketball as a point guard but denied both the offers and chose baseball as his career.
Carl retired in the year 2016 from the team Los Angeles Dodgers. Now he works as a CEO of Houston independent record label 1501 Certified Entertainment. Carl has two children, son Justin and daughter Ari from his previous relationship with a woman named Amy Freeman. He was engaged with American tv personality and model Evelyn Lozada with whom he announced the engagement in 2013.
In 2014 Evelyn gave birth to Carl’s third child Carl Leo Crawford and called off their engagement in 2017. Carl got engaged to Instagram model Gabby, who gave birth to his fourth child Celine Jolie Crawford. He got engaged to another Instagram model Megan Moane who recently gave birth to his fifth child Carson D Crawford.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on 05 August 1981, Carl Crawford is 40 years old as of today’s date 5th August 2021. His height is 1.88 m tall, and his weight is 98 kg.
Carl debuted in the year 2002 when he was 20 years old with the team Tampa Bay Devil Rays and hit his first home against the team Kansas City Royals. In 2003 he won the Negro League Baseball Museum ‘Cool Papa’ Bell Legacy Award along with Juan Pierre. In 2004 he hit 11 home runs 55 RBIs and 19 triples and was selected for the All-Star Game, played in his him town Houston. He was also named as the MVP for his team Devil Rays, by the BBWAA. In 2005 he led his team with 15 home runs, 81 RBIs, and 15 triples and became the third .300 hitter of his team.
In 2006 he became the eighth player in the history to stole 200 bases before his 25th birthdays against the team Boston Red Sox and finished the season with 18 home runs and won the Fielding Bible Award for his excellent defensive left field. In 2007 he was named as the All-Star for his team for the second time and faced an injury in his wrist and was listed as a doubtful player. In 2008 he hit his 1,000th hit, becoming the eighth player in the history to hit 1,000 hits and stole 250 bases before getting 27.
In the fourth game of the American League Championship Series against Boston Red Sox, he tied an ALSC record with five hits in one game and stole two bases. At the end of the season, he was awarded the Fielding Bible award for the second time in his career. In 2009 stole six bases against Boston Red Sox and represented his team in the 2009 All-Star game where he was named MVP. In 2010 he stole 400 bases and hit 100 triples, becoming the only player in the history of Major League to achieve this before getting 30.
On December 8, 2010, Carl signed a 7-year contract with the team Boston Red Sox and hit his 15000th hit of the career in third innings against Los Angeles Angels. In 2012 he suffered an injury in his left wrist and was named in the disabled list for 60 days. On 25th August, he was drafted to Los Angeles Dodgers along with Josh Beckett, Adrián González, and Nick Punto. In 2016 Carl announced his retirement after his contract finally ended with Los Angeles Dodgers.
Awards & Achievements
Carl Crawford is considered as one of the most successful baseball players. He debuted at the age of 20 and has achieved a lot in his career. He retired in the year 2016 with more than 123 triples, which is more than any other active baseball player. Few of Carl’s awards are mentioned below: –
- In 2010 he won the Golden Glove Award and Silver Slugger Award.
- He won the Feilding Bible Award in the year 2006, 2008, and 2009.
- In 2002 Carl won the International Rookie Award.
- Carl was selected in the American All-Star team in the year 200, 2006, 2009 and 2010.
- In 2009 he was the All-Star Game MVP.
Net Worth & Salary of Carl Crawford in 2021
As of August 2021, The estimated net worth of Carl Crawford is $70 million. The major source of his income is his successful baseball career. In 2016 he made to the Forbes list of The World ‘s Highest-Paid Athletes at the 99th position. On 8 December 2010, he signed a 7-year contract with the team Boston Red Sox for $ 142 Million, and on 25 August 2012, he was drafted to Los Angeles Dodgers and received $ 11 million cash. Carl now works as a CEO of the Houston independent record label 1501 Certified Entertainment.
Carl has played in 1716 games in his career in over 15 seasons with a batting average of .290, 123 triples, 766 RBI, and 480 stolen bases. In his entire career, he has suffered many injuries and has seen many downfalls, but always came back and given a tremendous performance. He one of the most successful baseball players of his time and inspiration to many young baseball players.