Colbert Michael Hamels is an American baseball pitcher player playing for Texas Rangers of Major League Baseball (MLB). He was born on 27th December 1983 in San Diego, California to a family of 5 where he was the eldest among his 2 other brother – sister. Cole started playing from school days and was drafted for the Philadelphia Phillies 2002 and began his career playing in the Minor League System. He incurred various injuries in the early sessions of MLS but came out strong as the top pitcher for the Phillies.
In 2006 he made his major debut for the Phillies and was able to secure a long-term spot on the team in his rookie season. He made some huge strides in the 2007 Major League Baseball Season and landed himself a top pitcher award. The player helped his team win the World Series in 2008 which earned him the World Series Most Valuable Award. But his bad times began from the post – season run and he was ultimately traded off to Texas Rangers in 2015 and helped them win the AL West Title.
Education: Hamel went Meadowbrook Middle school and further went to Rancho Bernardo High School to complete his schooling. He excelled both academically and athletically during high school. He moved ahead and gave the SAT examination and scored an outstanding 1510 marks out of a possible 1600. But he released that his thing was in sports and decided to concentrate on sports rather than education and decided to play baseball as a career option.
Cole Hamels Net Worth in year 2017 is approximately $66 Million US Dollars
The outstanding player has a massive net worth of USD $66 million US dollars as of 2017. In 2009 the pitcher signed a 3 – year contract with the Phillies worth USD $20.5 million. The Phillies had another year contract with Cole worth USD $15 million in 2012. In July of the same year, he signed another 6 – year contract with the Phillies worth USD $144 million with a USD $24 million vesting option at the end of the contract that is 2019.
Cole Hamels Assets
The player owns a mansion of 8124 sq. ft. with 4 bedroom and attached bathrooms in Newton Square and estimated at USD $1.35 million. Lately, he has listed his property for sale at a USD $1.55 million price tag which is $0.10 million less than its current market value. There has been an official statement of the player buying a house in Texas but the value has not been revealed yet. But there is no listing of the cars owned by the exceptional player.
Cole Hamels Business Model
The player mainly earns from his contracts that he signs with the respective teams worth millions of dollars. Other than playing the player endorses a major chewing brand ‘The Big League Gum’ which is believed to add a decent six – digit sum to his bank account. Moreover, he is also available for speaking and appearances in events and corporate functions and gets an annual bonus from the team other than the salary and allowances.
The player has not performed well in the first half of 2016 and now there is a chance of a groin injury. He stated to the press that the pain occurs every now and then due to some over – excited or stressful movements in the match but settles soon. He is expected to miss a few matches before he makes a complete recovery.
Cole is an outstanding player and has received many accolades for his contribution to the teams and baseball as a whole. He has his own foundation named ‘The Hamels Foundation’ run by him and his wife Heidi Strobel which funds childhood education in Philadelphia and Africa. Hamels showcased his talent from high – school itself and played his very first match at a very young age which signifies that he had a clear mind – set from a tender age and has been successful to date. He was born with talents that a normal kid never will have. He is believed to repeat his 2008 numbers and re – create history.