July 1, 2022

Eric Byrnes Biography, Age, Wife, Triathlon and Net Worth

Eric Byrnes Biography

Eric Byrnes is a baseball analyst and former Major League Baseball, outfielder. He became well-known after playing for the Oakland Athletics, the Colorado Rockies, and the Seattle Mariners. However, he retired from playing baseball in 2010. He is now the current analyst for MLB Network.

Furthermore, he was considered a player who retired on his speed and hustle. Also, Eric was also ranked in the top three for best defensive left fielders in John Dewan’s publication, Fielding Bible. Besides, Eric spent most of his high school career in the Western Catholic Athletic League where he played for St. Francis High School in Mountain View, California.

Moreover, Eric competed in Baseball and Football against Serra High School’s Tom Brady and Bellarmine College Prep’s Pat Burrell.

 Age

He was born on February 16, 1976, in Redwood City, California in the USA. As of 2021, he is 45 years old. However, he has not revealed any information about his family background.

Eric Byrnes Height

He stands at a height of 1.88 m tall. In feet, his height is 6 feet and 11 inches respectively. Although, he has never revealed any information about his other body measurements. He has managed to keep it all to himself.

Eric Byrnes Wife

Eric married Tarah Peters in 2010. The couple has managed to maintain a quiet and happy marriage without revealing any personal details. Also, Eric has never revealed any issue or any matter happening in his family and Marriage.

Eric Byrnes Career

While he was beginning his career, Byrnes was selected in the 8th round of the 1998 Major League Baseball Draft by the Oakland Athletics. He then played for the short-season Southern Oregon Timberjacks and the Class-A Advanced Visalia Oaks in the A’s organization. There,  he batted a combined .357 with 19 doubles, 4 triples, 11 home runs, 52 RBIs, and 17 stolen bases.

In 1999, Byrnes continued to play in the A’s minor leagues. He made his major league debut on August 22, 2000, against the Cleveland Indians. Moreover, he went 2-for-4 with a stolen base in his first games, playing designated hitter and batting seventh in the batting order. Too, Byrnes batted 300 his first season, with three hits in ten at-bats. Finally, the next season, 2001, Byrnes played 19 games with the A’s.

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He hit the first home run of his major league career on June 9, 2001, against the San Francisco Giants. He batted .237 with one double, three home runs, five RBIs, and one stolen base with the A’s in 2001. Byrnes played two games in the 2001 American League Division Series against the New York Yankees going hitless in two at-bats.[

Byrnes was also involved in a 2003 baseball game that included two significant baserunning gaffes in a single inning. With a chance to close out the Boston Red Sox, the Athletics had a potential rally stifled by two controversial plays. Byrnes was tagged out after failing to touch home plate after a collision with catcher Jason Varitek, who had blocked the plate before attempting to catch the ball.

After the collision, a hobbling Byrnes shoved Varitek and began walking back to the dugout. Varitek picked up the ball and tagged Byrnes out. This play was then followed up by Red Sox’s third baseman Bill Mueller running into Miguel Tejada as he was rounding third. Tejada then stopped running home and was eventually tagged out.

The umpires called Tejada out because he was tagged as a result of not attempting to advance home, not because of the obstruction by the third baseman.

Eric Byrnes Salary

Since 2010, Byrnes has been earning an estimated salary of $11,000,000 dollars. This is from his work as a Sports Analyst. From there, he became a prominent legal analyst and commentator making his earnings rise slowly by slowly.

 Golf Record

Byrnes set a world record by playing 420 holes of golf in a 24-hour span Monday and Tuesday on the Ocean Course at Half Moon Bay Golf Links in California. Byrnes played for the Oakland A’s, Arizona Diamondbacks, and three other teams from 2000-10.

Eric Byrnes Triathlon

Having been recognized as the 11-time Ironman finisher, former Major League Baseball player, and a TV host, Eric began a Triathlon Across America. This Triathlon entailed swimming, cycling, and running across the USA. The main objective of the triathlon is to raise funds to support charity.

Eric Byrnes Stats

Well-known sources have revealed that his stats are still under review. There are no details about his stats from popular sports sites across the USA and the globe. Therefore, it will be updated soon.

 Mlb Network

Byrnes is the current sportscaster of Mlb Network where he contributes stories that concern his career as a sportsperson and a baseball player. Therefore, it will be updated soon.

Eric’s  Salary

His net salary is still under review. Sources have revealed that his net salary is still a mystery to the public this is due to the fact that he likes to keep his personal details away from the public. There are also no current details that really describe his lifestyle and annual income.

Eric Byrnes Charity

Byrnes is that rare former Major League Baseball star who retired from the game and became a dedicated endurance athlete. As of 2019, he is now swimming, riding, and running across the USA to raise awareness and dollars for his Let Them Play Foundation and the goal is to get kids active

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Eric Byrnes Net Worth

Eric’s estimated net worth is $12 million. He has managed to gather this worth after retiring from playing football in 2010. Judging from his lifestyle, Cars, and Houses, he looks like a man who is making more than he spends.

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