|Real Name/Full Name:
|John Loy Rocker
|49 years old
|October 17, 1974
|Statesboro, Georgia, United States
|In a relationship
|Children/Kids (Son and Daughter):
|Yes (Julie McGee)
|Is John Rocker Gay?:
|Net Worth in 2024:
John Loy Rocker is a retired US Baseball Player. He is a popular Major League Baseball relief pitcher who plays for the Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, Long Island Ducks, and Cleveland Indians of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. He was drafted in the eighteenth round of the 1993 MLB draft. He batted right-handed and threw left-handed.
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Early Life & Biography
John Rocker was born in Statesboro, Georgia, on October 17, 1974. He was very much interested in playing basketball at a young age. He studied at First Presbyterian Day School. He competed in several baseball matches and proved his worth. He received immense recognition from the management and got the title of “one of the best pitchers in the school.”
John Rocker got married to his girlfriend, Julie McGee. He is popular for several controversial behavior and statements that he has made during his career. He competed on Survivor: San Juan del Sur and stood on sixteenth position with his girlfriend, ‘Julie McGee.’ He is best known for his association with the Atlanta Braves. He was found to be guilty of using steroids in 2007. He appeared on the television show “Pros vs. Joes.”
Besides gaming, John Rocker has made his debut on screen in the horror-comedy “The Greenskeeper” (2002), where he has played the role of a fatal golf-club groundskeeper. In 2006, Rocker appeared on the season 29 of the competitive reality TV series ‘Survivor’ alongside girlfriend Julie McGee. He finished in sixteenth place after getting negative reviews from people.
In December 2011, he came up with his autobiography, named “Scars and Strikes.” He also writes a column for a conservative political site called WorldNetDaily. In March 2007, he was implicated in the use of steroids that he later admitted in 2011.
Age, Height, and Weight
Being born on October 17 1974, John Rocker is 49 years old as of today’s date 22nd February 2024. His height is 6 ft tall, and his weight is 85 kg.
John Rocker began his professional baseball career in 1993 when he got selected by the Atlanta Braves in the eighteenth round of the 1993 MLB Draft.
In the year 1998, John was sponsored to the Major League Baseball Club. In his first season in the major league, he scored 1–3 with ERA of 2.13 in thirty-eight innings pitched.
Rocker began to receive extremely degrading remarks from the fans of opposing teams due to his destructive behavior. Due to this reason, his pitching performance started to diminish.
On June 23, 2001, he and Troy Cameron, minor league infielder, were sold to the Cleveland Indians to replace a right-handed reliever named Steve Karsay. He played a few base-ball matches in Cleveland, and his performance in that year was recorded as 3–7 with an ERA of 5.45 and four saves.
In the same year, Rocker also played for the Indians against the Seattle Mariners in the ALDS.
In 2003, he entered into a contract with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. For his low record of 9.00 ERA and two appearances, he was released from the team.
In 2005, Rocker signed a deal with the Long Island Ducks of the independent Atlantic League.
Awards & Achievements
John Rocker has several awards and accomplishments in his name. Some of them are as follows:
- Got Drafted by Atlanta Braves in 1993
- Got opportunity as a relief pitcher in first Major League game in 1998
- Threw over hundred strikeouts in seventy-one innings in 1999
- Pitches for Braves in NLC (National League Championship) Series in 1999
- Made debut as an actor in “The Greenskeeper” in 2000
- Rocker made a comeback in a television show, “Survivor.” He has been the former Atlanta Braves pitcher who competed on the show for prize money of one million dollars.
Net Worth & Salary of John Rocker in 2024
As of February 2024, John Rocker has an estimated net worth of $3 million. He is a professional level relief pitcher for US Major League Baseball.
He has earned a major part of his net worth playing for the Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, and Texas Rangers.
He has served a long time as a member of the Atlanta Braves.
Later he got traded to the Texas Rangers and Cleveland Indians. He came into contact with the Tampa Bay Devil Rays. In 2005, he was signed with the Independent Atlantic League to play with the Long Island Ducks. In addition to his baseball career, Rocker has also starred in the 2002 horror comedy movie titled “The Greenskeeper.” He also writes for “World Net Daily” and has launched his autobiography titled “Stars and Strikes.”
John Rocker is a famous US Major League Baseball player who has amazed his fans from his remarkable skills, and talent. Being a part of the Atlanta Braves, he has won several matches for his team and entertained his fans throughout the globe.