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Lance Berkman

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Date of Birth February 10, 1976
Age 47 years, 0 months, 11 days
Place of Birth Waco
Country United States
Profession Baseball Player
Horoscope Aquarius

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Lance Berkman is a famous Baseball Player, born on February 10, 1976 in United States. As of January 9, 2023, Lance Berkman’s net worth is $60 Million. He won the 2011 NL Comeback Player of the Year award with the Cardinals.

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Biography

Power-hitting center fielder who spent over 10 years with the Houston Astros and won a World Series Championship with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011. William Lance Berkman (born February 10, 1976), nicknamed “Big Puma”, is an American former professional baseball outfielder and first baseman. He played 15 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Houston Astros, New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals and Texas Rangers. Berkman is a six-time MLB All-Star and won a World Series championship and the National League Comeback Player of the Year Award with the Cardinals in 2011. He stands 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m), and weighs 220 pounds (100 kg). Berkman spent various seasons of his career as a regular at all three outfield positions..

He had four daughters with his wife Cara Berkman.

Berkman was born in Waco, Texas, the son of Cynthia Ann (née Thomas) and Larry Gene Berkman. His paternal grandfather, whose family’s surname was originally “Björkman”, was of Swedish descent. Berkman graduated from Canyon High School in New Braunfels, Texas, in 1994.

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In 1996, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League, where he won the league’s Thurman Munson Award for leading all hitters with a .352 batting average.

Lance Berkman Net Worth

Lance Berkman is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Lance Berkman's net worth $60 Million.

Net Worth $60 Million
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Named the National College Player of the Year while playing for Rice in 1977.

In 1996, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League, where he won the league’s Thurman Munson Award for leading all hitters with a .352 batting average.

The Houston Astros of Major League Baseball (MLB) selected Berkman in the first round, with the 16th overall selection, of the 1997 MLB draft. The team assigned him to play with the Kissimmee Cobras, their Class A-Advanced affiliate, of the Florida State League. In 53 games, he hit .293 with 12 home runs and 35 RBI.

Throughout college, he batted a collective .385 with 67 home runs and 272 RBI. His 41 home runs in 1997 ranked third-most in NCAA history. That year he also made the all-time record book in RBIs (2nd-134), slugging percentage (6th-1.031) and total bases (4th-263) while leading the Rice Owls to their first College World Series appearance.

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In 1998, his second minor league season, the Astros promoted Berkman to the Jackson Generals of the Class AA Southern League. His potential was beginning to show, as he hit .306 with 24 home runs and 89 RBI over 122 games. The Astros granted him a mid-season promotion to the New Orleans Zephyrs of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League. He played 17 games in New Orleans, and 1998 would prove to be his last full season in the minor leagues. In 1999, Berkman was midway through a great season in New Orleans when he was called up to the parent club, the Houston Astros. Prior to the promotion, he had been hitting .323 with 8 home runs and 49 RBI through 64 games.

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Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Lance Berkman celebrates birthday on February 10 of every year.

A standout baseball player at Canyon High School, Berkman attended Rice University, where he played college baseball for the Owls. Named the 1997 National College Player of the Year, the Astros selected Berkman in the first round of that year’s amateur draft, and he debuted in the major leagues in 1999. He joined the Astros’ vaunted “Killer B’s” lineup that included Jeff Bagwell and Craig Biggio as all three players were instrumental in the club’s playoff success. The Astros traded Berkman to the Yankees at the 2010 trade deadline. He signed with the Cardinals as a free agent for the 2011 and 2012 seasons. Berkman played a key part in the Cardinals winning the 2011 World Series, hitting a game-tying single in the bottom of the tenth inning of Game 6, with the Cardinals just one strike away from elimination. He played the 2013 season with the Rangers before signing a one-day contract with Houston to officially retire as an Astro.

Where is Lance Berkman now?

Berkman was selected in the first round with the 16th overall pick by the Astros in the 1997 draft. Berkman was named the fifth head coach in HBU baseball history on May 31, 2021, and will begin his first season at the helm of the Huskies in February 2022. He also announced his first recruiting class on Monday.

Is Lance Berkman in the Hall of Fame?

Former Astros slugger Lance Berkman got just five of 425 votes in his first year of eligibility on the Hall of Fame ballot. Due to getting less than five percent of the vote, he fell off and can only later be considered by the Today’s Game Committee.

Did Lance Berkman retire?

The last of the Killer B’s has called it quits. According to MLB.com’s Richard Justice, former Houston Astros star Lance Berkman is hanging up his cleats after 15 seasons in the majors: One of the best switch-hitters of all time, Berkman finished a marvelous career with a .

When did Lance Berkman win MVP?

Lance Berkman was a top-quality hitter who spent the first 12 seasons of his career with the Houston Astros. He was 3rd in the MVP voting in 2002 and in 2006, and was 5th in 2001. He made six All-Star teams and won a World Series ring with the St. Louis Cardinals in 2011.

Is Lance Berkman married?

Cara Berkman

Throughout his entire high school, college, and minor league career, Berkman had almost exclusively played first base. The Astros, who called him up to the major leagues for the first time in 1999 and already had Jeff Bagwell entrenched at first, shifted Berkman to the outfield so he could regularly hit in the starting lineup. Because of his last name and reputation as a strong hitter, Berkman gained distinction as one of the Astros’ “Killer B’s” early in his career, which included Bagwell and Craig Biggio, two formidable veteran players who helped established the club as perennial playoff contenders in the 1990s and 2000s. In fact, journalist Dayn Perry jocosely noted in 1999 that the Astros, “in pursuit of arcane history, used eight players whose last names began with ‘B.'” The eight included Bagwell, Paul Bako, Glen Barker, Derek Bell, Sean Berry, Berkman, Biggio, and Tim Bogar. After appearing in 34 games in 1999, Houston demoted Berkman to the minor leagues for more seasoning.

Berkman was also one of the Astros’ “Killer B’s” in the mid-2000s, along with Jeff Bagwell, Craig Biggio, and Derek Bell.

The demotion proved brief, however; 31 games into the 2000 season, Houston again promoted Berkman. Moving from left field to right field, he dramatically increased his offensive production by hitting .297 with 21 HR and 67 RBI, resulting in him becoming a starter for the rest of his career in Houston. In 2001, Berkman hit .331, fourth in the National League (NL), posted a .430 on-base percentage (OBP) (5th in the NL), and drove in 126 runs (7th in the league). He also scored 110 runs and hit 34 home runs, while his 55 doubles led the league. 2001 also marked his first All-Star appearance (he would repeat in 2002, 2004, 2006, and 2008) and he was 5th in Most Valuable Player voting.

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