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What is Andy Pettitte’s Net Worth?
Andy Pettitte is a retired American professional baseball player who has a net worth of $65 million. Andy Pettitte was a three-time All-Star and five-time World Series Champion with the New York Yankees.
Andrew Eugene Pettitte was born in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, on June 15, 1972, to Tommy and JoAnn Pettitte. The family moved to Deer Park, Texas, when he was in third grade, and Andy played baseball and football for Deer Park High School. Andy Pettitte was selected by the New York Yankees in the 22nd round at No. 577 overall in the 1990 MLB Draft. But Pettitte opted to enroll at a junior college, and the Yankees retained the right to sign him as a draft-and-follow prospect. He signed with the New York Yankees in 1991 receiving an $80,000 signing bonus.
From 1991 to 1995, Andy Pettitte pitched in the minor leagues and was named the Yankees Minor League Pitcher of the Year in 1994. He came into the big leagues in the 1995 season as the 49th best prospect in baseball according to Baseball America. He finished third in AL Rookie of the Year voting. In 1996, he led the American League with 21 wins and was a runner-up for the Cy Young Award. Andy Pettitte established himself as one of the core players of the late 90s Yankees dynasty that would produce four championships (1996, 1998-2000). Pettitte would win another with the team in 2009. He was a three-time All-Star (1996, 2001, 2010) and ALCS MVP in 2001. Andy Pettitte signed with the Houston Astros in 2004 but returned to the Yankees in 2007. He later admitted to using human growth hormone to recover from an elbow injury in 2002. After a second tenure with the team lasting six years, interrupted by a one-year retirement in 2011, Pettitte retired in 2013. Andy Pettitte is a Monument Park honoree, and his No. 46 jersey is retired with the New York Yankees.
Over his career, Andy Pettitte had a record of 256-153 with a 3.85 ERA and 2,448 strikeouts. He was the winningest pitcher in baseball in the 2000s. Pettitte did not have a losing record in any of his 18 seasons and is the only MLB pitcher to achieve that honor.
Contracts & Earnings
On January 26, 2000, Andy Pettitte signed a three-year, $25.5 million contract with the New York Yankees. The club exercised an option for the 2003 season at $11.5 million. In 2004, Pettitte signed with the Houston Astros on a three-year, $31.5 million contract. His return to the Yankees would pay him on one-year deals for the rest of his career, earning him $16 million for the 2007 season, $16 million for 2008, $5.5 million for 2009, and $11.75 million for 2010. After a one-year retirement in 2011, he signed a one-year, $2.5 million deal with the Yankees in 2012 and then a one-year, $12 million contract before retiring from the game for good in 2013.
Andy Pettitte’s career earnings come in at nearly $146 million.
Personal Life & Real Estate
Andy Pettitte met his wife, Laura, in high school. Today, they have four children together: Josh, Jared, Lexy, and Luke. The family resides in Houston, Texas.
Pettitte also owned a home in Westchester County, New York, that he listed for sale in 2020 at a rare loss for $3.5 million after buying the property in 2007 for $3.98 million. In March of 2021, the house finally sold for $2.65 million.