Information You May Need To Know About Derrek Lee
|Net Worth||45 million|
|Height/ Weight||1.96 m/ 109 kg|
Derrek Lee Biography
Derrek Lee was born to Leon Lee his father. ” He is a former Major League Baseball first baseman. Lee played with, San Diego Padres, the Florida Marlins, Chicago Cubs, Atlanta Braves, Baltimore Orioles, and Pittsburgh Pirates. Lee was a World Series champion with the Marlins, and he won the National League batting title. He was a two-time All-Star selection and won the Gold Glove Award thrice.
Derrek Lee Age
He was born on September 6, 1975, in Sacramento California. He is 45 years old.
Derrek Lee Family
Lee’s dad and Uncle Laron Lee played professional baseball in Japan. Lee is said to have played little league baseball at Whitney little league before he graduated from El Camino High Scholin in the year 1993.
Derrek Lee Wife
Derek is a married man being a husband to Ingrid Lee. They are blessed with two children, Katherine, and Mackenzie Lee. As a professional baseballer, he was first drafted in the first round of the Major League Baseball draft by the San Diego Padres making his major league debut in April 1997. He was again traded to the Florida Marlins for Kevin Brown.
Derrek Lee Injured
He collided with Rafael Furcal a baserunner, who broke his wrist. He missed a minimum of 59 games, as a result, of the injury. Lee with a post-traumatic inflammation in the outer bone of the medial side of the wrist went back on the disabled list.
Derrek Lee Baseball | Trades Chicago Cubs
Derrek was traded to the Cubs for Hee-seop Choi. He hit .278 with 32 home runs and 98 RBIs in his first year with the Cubs. By midseason, he was among MLB’s leaders in each of the triple crown categories: batting average, home runs, and RBIs.
Lee hit his 200th career home run, off Florida Marlins starter Josh Beckett. He finished the year with a career-best 46 HR. His .335 batting average was the highest by a Cub since Bill Madlock’s .339 and made him the first Cub to win a National League batting title.
He was named to the U.S. roster for the 2006 World Baseball Classic, where he was the first player to hit a home run for Team USA in the World Baseball Classic. Later, signed a five-year, extension with the Chicago Cubs.
Derrek Lee Resumption
Derrek resumed hitting 20 home runs, 90 RBIs and had a .291 batting average as the Cubs had the best regular-season record in the National League, but later they lost to the Los Angeles Dodgers, He was ranked 9th in the voting for NL MVP, as he had a .306 batting average, and hit for 35 home runs and 111 RBIs. Lee later hit his 300th career home run in a game against the Milwaukee Brewers.
Derrek Lee Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $45 million which he has earned through his successful career in baseball.