Sean Casey Salary, Background, Professional Career, Achievements and Philanthropy

Published Date   03rd Jul. 2017, 21:49 pm
Sean Casey Salary, Background, Professional Career, Achievements and Philanthropy
Quick Info
Birth Name: Sean Thomas Casey
Date of Birth: 12/07/1974
Age: 46 years old
Nationality: American
Net Worth: $15 million

Sean Casey salary increased as he played for Cleveland Indians, Cincinnati Reds, Pittsburgh Pirates and Boston Red Sox.


Born in 1974, Sean Casey is former Major League Baseball player. Sean Casey salary rose higher as he got selected to the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, . He is currently a broadcaster and a commentator for the MLB Network. Casey has played for multiple teams and won many awards like National League All-Star and Hutch Award.

Birth and Background

Sean Casey was born as Sean Thomas Casey on July 12, 1974. Willingboro Township, New Jersey in the United States of America is his birthplace. Casey is an American belonging to white ethnicity.

He went to Upper St. Clair High School located in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Afterwards, he attended University of Richmond where he was the member of Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity.

Professional Career and Achievements


Cleveland Indians drafted Casey in 1995 and then traded him to the Cincinnati Reds before 1998 season. However, in 1988, Casey underwent a surgery for his damaged eye orbit after getting hit by ball during a practice session.

In 1999 season, Casey scored 6 home runs reaching base 7 times for Cincinnati Reds. Consequently, he was selected in All-Star Game the same year which raised Sean Casey salary. Furthermore, he made batting average of .332 with 25 home runs. He also scored 103 runs in 151 games which won him fourth position in the National League in batting and doubles. His excellent performance also won him the Hutch Award in 1999.

In 2006, he signed with Red Sox but traded to Pittsburgh Pirates. Before traded to Detroit Tigers, he made .296 hits with 3 home runs and 29 RBIs in 59 games for the Pirates. Soon he became the hottest hitter for the Tigers batting .432 in 5 games. This batting score was the best in Tigers history.

Sean Casey salary hiked even more as he signed with Boston Red Sox in 2008 for one year where he stepped in as starting first baseman. He made an amazing game as he played defensively hitting .318 with five RBIs. After staying in disabled list between April and May, he made a great comeback with .773 in 69 games.

The following year, Casey announced his retirement at the age of 34. He had played 12 MLB seasons by the time he retired in 2009. He is now a baseball analyst for MLB Network.

Personal Life

Since Sean Casey was a friendly and approachable player when he was playing with the Reds and Detroit, he got the nickname “The Mayor”. Mostly seen chatting casually and involved in charity works, Sean Casey became quite popular with his nickname. He also got elaborated nickname “The Mayor of Riverfront” when he used to play with Red Sox in Riverfront. Similarly Casey became “the friendliest player in baseball” in the year 2007 for his amicable traits.

Charity and Philanthropy

The active baseball player, Casey is also involved in charity organizations. Big Brothers and Make-A-Wish Foundation are the two nonprofit organizations Casey is involved in. Big Brothers work for supporting children through mentorship while Make-A-Wish Foundation arranges medical treatment for children to live normal life. Similarly, the kind hearted baseball player Casey also runs “Casey Crew” program that aims to provide free tickets of high price to disadvantaged youths.

Sean Casey Salary and Net Worth

While he played for major MLB baseball teams, Sean Casey salary hiked eventually with time, expertise and excellent performances. Sean Casey has a net worth of $15 million earned through his amazing salary scale.

Reputed for the friendly and approachable behavior, Sean Casey salary has its own utilization. The most prominent way is that it flows for philanthropic activities. It demonstrates that Sean Casey is not only an outstanding baseball player but also a good hearted human being.

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