|Celebrated Name:||Cole Hamels|
|Real Name/Full Name:||Colbert Michael Hamels|
|Age:||39 years old|
|Birth Date:||December 27, 1983|
|Birth Place:||San Diego, California, United States|
|Wife/Spouse (Name):||Heidi Strobel|
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):||Yes (Reeve Hamels, Caleb Michael Hamels, and Braxton Hamels)|
|Is Cole Hamels Gay?||No|
|Net Worth in 2023:||$80 million|
|Last Updated:||May 2023|
Colbert is a professional baseball player known for playing with Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball. The athlete played for Philadelphia Phillies from 2006 to 2015. The player is originally from San Diego, California, United States. He selected in the minor round of the MLB Draft 2002. He was involved in a bar fight. The player considered the most excellent pitcher of all time. The athletes received World Series Most Valuable Award.
In 2006, he was the top pitcher in the Phillies minor league system. The player signed a three-year deal with Phillies. In 2015, the player traded to Texas Rangers.
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Early Life & Biography
Colbert Michal Hamels was born on December 27, 1983, in San Diego, California, United States. The parents of the player are Amanda Hamels and Gary Hamels. The ethnicity of Hamels is Dutch. Col is the eldest son of the family. The parent of Hamels lives in San Diego.
The player scored 1510 on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. The athlete attended Meadowbrook Middle School and Rancho Bernardo High School. The fastball of players was clocked as high as 94 miles per hour. That’s why scouts got interested in it.
The player broke his upper arm in his sophomore year. In 2002 Major League Baseball Draft, he drafted in the first round with the 17th overall selection.
On December 31, 2006, Cole and Heidi Strobel tied the knot with each other. The player participated in reality show Survivor: The Amazon. The couple has four children together. They have two biological sons, Braxton and Caleb, daughter Mackenzie and adopted daughter named Reeve from Ethiopia.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on December 27 1983, Cole Hamels is 39 years old as of today’s date 31st May 2023. His height is 1.93m tall, and his weight is 93 kg.
In 2002, the player started his professional baseball career. He pitched Class a Lakewood BlueClaws of the South Atlantic League. After that season, the player received the promotion and played for Clearwater Thresher of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League. At the end of the year, he received the Paul Owens Award. It is the best pitcher award for the player in the Phillies minor league system.
Cole suffered through several injuries in two seasons during his next two seasons. In 2004, he missed several games due to elbow tendinitis. The player broke his hand in a bar fight just before the season began. After rehabilitation, Cole was promoted to Class AA Reading Phillies of the Eastern League. He scores his first home run in the league. At the end of the season, the player suffered from back spasms.
The player was promoted to Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Borons of the Class AAA International League. He played three games at Scranton and performed well. Due to his good performance, he was promoted to a major league club. In 2006, the Philadelphia Phillies called Cole.
He played his first match in MLB against Cincinnati Reds. In his debut match, the player pitched five innings, which are scoreless. He suffered from a shoulder injury and was included in the 15-day disabled list. After the injury, he returns on June 06 and helps to defeat Arizona Diamondbacks. The first player ended with a 9-8 record.
In the 2007 season, the player only allowed one run on five hits and two walks. He selected as a member of the NLA All-Star Team for his good performance. In 2009, the player signed a three-year contract for a $20.5 million contract with the Phillies. The player underwent an elbow and hernia surgeries during 2000 off-season.
In the same year, Philadelphia and Cole agreed for one year worth $15, so they both can avoid arbitration. In 2015, several teams showed interest in Cole for trade. In the 2018 season, he opened for Rangers Ace. The season ended with 5-9 with a 4.72 ERA. In 2012, he traded to Chicago Cubs. The player signed a one year deal with Atlanta Braves for an $18 million free-agent contract.
Awards & Achievements
The player won several awards for his performance in Baseball. In 2008, he won World Series MVP and Phillies Pitcher of the Year. He won Phillies Pitcher of the Year in 2007.
Net Worth & Salary of Cole Hamels in 2023
As of May 2023, The net worth of Cole Hamels is $80 million. The player earned a handsome salary of $22.5 million. He catches the eye of several scouts during his high school, but he broke his arm, so the scouts lose interest in him. The player-created his net worth as a professional baseball pitcher.
The athlete played for teams like Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, and Chicago Cubs. He signed the second-biggest contract by a pitcher. The player donated his 32,000 square foot Missouri mansion to Camp Barnabas.
Cole Hamels founded a charitable organization named The Hamels Foundation with his wife, Heidi Strobel. They provide funds to several childhood programs.