Last updated on October 18th, 2019 at 07:11 pm
Facts About Joe Maddon
|69 Years Old
|Joseph John “Joe” Maddon Jr.
|Attorney , Former Baseball Player , Manager
|Place Of Birth
|West Hazleton, Pennsylvania
|United States of America
|Joseph Anthony Maddon
|$ 12 million
|Betty Maddon and Jaye Sousoures
|5 feet 11 inches
|$6 Million (Annually)
|Source of Wealth
Joe Maddon is an American professional baseball manager and a former player who played in the minor league as a catcher. Currently, he manages the Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball. He started his coaching career in 1993 and worked under managers Buck Rodgers, Marcel Lachemann, John McNamara, Mike Scioscia, and Terry Collins. Let's know more about him through this article.
Who are the parents of Joe Maddon?
Recalling his early life, Joe Maddon was born as Joseph John “Joe” Maddon Jr. in West Hazleton, Pennsylvania. His father Joseph Anthony Maddon worked as a plumber who passed away in 2002. He along with his four brothers also worked with their father in his C. Maddon & Sons Plumbing and Heating. His mother's name is Albina Maddon, a waitress. He is an American by nationality. His ethnicity is white with Aquarius as a star sign.
regarding his education, Joe went to Lafayette College where he played baseball and football. He completed his graduation in 1976. He is also a member of the Zeta Psi fraternity. On Sep 2, 2010, he bagged an Honorary Doctorate of Letters from Lafayette College.
When did Joe Maddon begin to play baseball?
- Maddon began his professional career playing in Minor League Baseball as a catcher, signing with the California Angels organization as a free agent in 1975.
- He advanced higher than Class A, which he played for four seasons. He began his career for the Quad Cities Angels in 1976, hitting .294 in 50 games and 163 at-bats.
- He followed up with two seasons for the Salinas Angels and a final with the Santa Clara Padres. In his four seasons, he never had more than 180 at-bats in a season, and the most home runs he ever hit was three for the Salinas Angels in 1977. Overall, he hit .267 with 5 home runs in 514 at-bats.
- Overall, Maddon worked in the Angels organization for 31 years, including time as a minor league manager, scout, roving minor league hitting instructor, and coach for the major league team.
When did Joe Maddon begin to start coaching?
- After spending four seasons trying to make it as a catcher in the Angels organization, Maddon decided to give up his playing career and become a coach. He started as a scout and would continue on to such positions as manager in the Angels farm system and Minor League roving hitting instructor.
- He worked as two stints as interim manager during this time. Prior to Tampa Bay Rays, he worked as a coach of Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim. He worked there for several years. As a team manager, he worked with Tampa Bay Rays from 2006 to 2014. It provided him a perfect platform for his professional career.
- In 2014, he agreed to a 5-year contract with Chicago Cubs. His managed team Cubs won their first World Series title against the Cleveland Indians.
- Numerous awards and rewards have honored him for his professional accomplishments. In 2015, he was honored by National League Manager of the Year and helping his team take to the finals of the 2015 National League Championship Series. His team won the World Series in 2016.
- Maddon managed the Chicago Cubs from 2015 to 2019, breaking the Cubs' 108-year World Series Championship drought in his second year with a 4–3 series win over the Cleveland Indians.
- On October 16, 2019, it was announced that Maddon would be returning to the Angels as the manager for the 2020 season. He signed a three-year deal.
Who is Joe Maddon married to?
Reflecting on his personal life, Joe Maddon is happily married to his longtime girlfriend Jaye Sousources. They got married in 2008. He met Jaye for the first time in 1995 at the Rossmoor Athletic Club in Seal Beach California, where she worked as an accountant.
Currently, they are happily living as a husband and a wife. Neither of them engaged in an extramarital affair. Previously, he was married to Betty Maddon with whom he has two children Sarah and Joe.
Further, Joe Maddon has made a huge contribution to the world of baseball. He is widely adored for his outstanding accomplishments.
How much net worth does Joe Maddon own?
As per online sites, Joes earns a decent amount of money from his endorsement and coaching career. His estimated net worth said to be $12 million as of 2019. His salary was increased by his club to $6 million after helping the team to win the World Series in 2016. He previously used to earn $5 million annually.
How tall is Joe Maddon?
Observing his body statistics, Joe stands a height of 5 feet 11 inches and weighs around 86 Kg. He has a pair of blue eyes and white hair color. his other body information is yet to be disclosed.