About Dave Martinez
Dave Martinez is an American baseball coach.
Dave Martinez's real name is David Martinez. Besides coaching the baseball team, Dave was also a former outfielder and manager of the Washington Nationals of MLB.
Dave Martinez's born date is September 26, 1964, in Brooklyn. He is the manager of Major League Baseball and has also served as the bench coach for two clubs. Martinez is married to Lisa Martinez.
Dave Martinez's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits
What is Dave Martinez's net worth?
Dave Martinez earned his net worth from playing and coaching in his baseball career. Martinez has made about $15 million throughout his successful career for himself and his family.
How much does Dave Martinez earn per year?
Martinez earns nearly $1 million every year as a salary from his managing career in Nationals.
Height, Age & Physical Attributes
How tall is Dave Martinez?
Dave Martinez has an athletic body because he is a sports personality, and he is nearly 5 ft 10 in (178 cm) tall.
How old is Dave Martinez?
Born on September 26, 1964, in Brooklyn, New York, Dave Martinez will celebrate his 58th birthday in 2022 with his wife Lisa Martinez and their family.
Childhood And Education
Dave Martinez was born on September 26, 1964, in Brooklyn. Martinez was born to his Puerto Rican parents, Ernesto Martinez and Lilly Martinez.
Martinez is the eldest of his siblings named the twins Ernie, Eric Martinez, and Millie Laborde.
When Martinez was little, he lived in Brentwood and played for Brentwood Youth Activities. Later, when David turned thirteen, he moved to Orlando, Florida, with his parents, Lilly Martinez and Ernesto Martinez, and his siblings Ernie, Eric Martinez, and Millie Laborde.
For David's education, he attended West Port High School and later Lake Howell High School in Winter Park, Florida. He also played and won the 1981 Five Star Conference Championship for his Winter Park school's baseball team.
Later, for college baseball, David enrolled himself at Valencia Community College.
Family, Romance, And Relationships
Who is Dave Martinez's partner?
Dave Martinez married Lisa Martinez. They met when Martinez was in his first stint with Cubs in Chicago.
They are blessed with four kids named Josh Martinez, Jagger Lee Martinez, Dalton Richard Martinez, and Angelica Kathleen Martinez. Dave and Lisa also have two adorable granddaughters named Everly Ann and Amora Grace.
Jagger and Dalton are players too. Jagger Martinez played for his school's soccer team for the University of Tampa, while Dalton Martinez, just like his father, played his game in 2014 for the College of Central Florida.
Martinez's family thanks Dalton's best friend, Mike Love, as he provided the family with a second home to him. The entire Martinez family resides in Florida in the city of Safety Harbor.
Career And Professional Highlights
Best Known For…
Dave Martinez began his career as a baseball player while in Lake Howell High School and later enrolled at the Valencia community college for college baseball.
Dave Martinez has been part of many teams as a baseball player, like in Chicago Cubs between 1986-1988.
After being promoted to many major leagues by Cubs, he was a replacement after Bob Dernier's injury and was also optioned back in August in Minor Leagues.
Later, Martinez also played for three years for Montreal Expos between 1988-1991. He was traded for Mitch Webster.
Dave Martinez was part of the Cincinnati Reds for a year in 1992.
Dave has also played for San Francisco Giants for two years, 1993 and 1994.
In 1995, Dave Martinez signed a one-year contract with Chicago White Sox, but the contract lasted for two more seasons.
For the 1998 season, Dave signed a contract with Tampa Bay Rays. The contract was extended until 2000 for Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
The season of 2000 was very fluctuating for Martinez. He rejoined Chicago Cubs first, then Texas Rangers and Toronto Blue Jays.
Dave Martinez signed a two-year contract that covered 2001 and 2002. But unfortunately, he was diagnosed with chronic tendonitis in the patella. Later in 2002, Martinez announced his retirement after an injury to his right knee.
Dave Martinez began his coaching career in 2006 for Tampa Bay Rays. Initially, he was hired as a bench coach.
Besides being a baseball coach, Dave was also interviewed to be a manager during the offseason.
In 2017, Dave Martinez was one of the managers of the Washington Nationals.
In the 2019 World Series Champions, national general manager Mike Rizzo and Dave Martinez attended the celebration at the Washington Nationals with former president Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. The picture was uploaded to his social media.
Other Interesting Dave Martinez Facts And Trivia
- The high net worth sports figure's Topps baseball card sells at an average price of $21.
- Dave Martinez's zodiac sign is Libra.
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