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how much money does dusty baker make

An estimated $20 million dollars are in Dusty Baker’s financial assets, as he is a former MLB player and current manager in the United States. Between the years 1968 and 1986, Dusty was a professional baseball player in Major League Baseball. Soon after graduating from high school in 1967, the Atlanta Braves drafted him. After a year in the Minors, he made his Major League debut in October of 1986.

After that, he continued his career with the Atlanta Braves until 1975. For the next decade, from 1976 to 1983, he was a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers’ roster. He was an All-Star twice for the Los Angeles Dodgers and helped lead them to the 1981 World Series victory. He later spent time with the San Francisco Giants and Oakland Athletics before calling it quits in the Major Leagues.

Baker, a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1976?1983, won two Silver Slugger Awards and a Golden Glove Award during his time in the major leagues.

At some point in the early 1990s, he was promoted to management. In the years he was in charge of the San Francisco Giants (1993-2002), he won three National League Manager of the Year awards. In 2002, he led the team to the World Series, but they lost.

From 2003 to 2006, he was the manager of the Chicago Cubs, and from 2008 to 2013, he led the Cincinnati Reds. He was released by the Reds in October of 2013.

The Washington Nationals signed Dusty in 2016. There, he spent two full seasons. A manager for the Houston Astros organization, he joined the team in 2020.

In January of 2020, Dusty signed a one-year contract with the Astros, reportedly worth $1.5 million. This made him one of the very few coaches in history to lead his team to the World Series without having already signed a contract for the following year. If Dusty signs a new contract with the Astros, that could be very profitable.

Early Years

Originally named Johnnie B. Baker Jr., Dusty Baker entered the world on June 15, 1949, in Riverside, California. He is the eldest of his family’s five kids. Baker’s family relocated to the Sacramento area when he was 14 years old so that his father could work at McClellan Air Force Base. Baker attended Del Campo High School, a local institution, and was a multi-sport star there. After the Atlanta Braves selected Baker in the 1967 amateur draft, he and his father had a heated argument because his father wanted him to go to college. In spite of his father’s disapproval, Baker went ahead and signed with the Braves, causing a rift that would last for the next seven years.