Jason Varitek Biography
Jason Varitek is a former professional baseball player, who played for the Boston Red Sox as the team’s catcher. During his whole career with the franchise, he converted an All Star thrice and has obtained as a World Series champion twice. He is married divorce and father of four children.
Jason Varitek Early Life & Education
Jason Andrew Varitek was born on April 11, 1972, in Rochester, Michigan. He is the only one child of Donna Varitek and Joe Varitek. He went to attend Georgia Tech where he received his degree in management.
In 1993, he was chosen by Minnesota Twins as a first round (21st overall) pick in the MLB Draft. In the 1994 Amateur Draft, he was again picked by the Seattle Mariners as its 14th overall pick.
Jason Varitek Career
Jason was a switch hitter and threw right-handed and began his MLB debut with the Boston Red Sox on September 24, 1997. Varitek also was known as “Tek,” Varitek was a unique player in he settled with one team for the duration of his career.
— Ryan Strimple (@rpstrimple) January 21, 2017
He managed a batting average of .256, a total of 193 home runs, and 757 runs batted in. He is a three-time All-star, a two-time World Series champion, and earned the Gold Glove Award in 2005, the Silver Slugger Award in 2005, and both the Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy early in his work in 1994.
Jason Varitek is the only player to ever play in the Little League World Series, College WS, MLB WS, Olympics, and World Baseball Classic.⚾️ pic.twitter.com/3XR3tsOGVY
— Catherine Varitek (@CatherinVaritek) March 22, 2017
Later on, Varitek started playing Little League Baseball in 1984 and continued to play for the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in college. He is currently known as Special Assistant to the General Manager to the Boston Red Sox. He did his last MLB appearance with the ‘Red Sox’ on September 25, 2011.
Jason Varitek Personal Life
Jason Varitek has married twice in his life. Firstly, he married to Karen Mullinax in 1996.But their relationship did not work out and separated in 2008. Their divorce case was finalized in 2009. The couple has three children named, Kendall Anne Varitek, Caroline Morgan Varitek, and Alexandra Rose Varitek.
Since then, Tek has been linked to NESN reporter Heidi Watney and local sportscaster Julie Donaldson in 2008.
Then. He remarried to Catherine Panagiotopoulos on November 26, 2011. Jason Varitek proposed to his long time girlfriend Catherine Panagiotopoulos, on April 11, 2011.He proposed her while dining at Strega Waterfront in Boston.
Celebrating 5 years❤️ pic.twitter.com/6fjnCqwQTn
— Catherine Varitek (@CatherinVaritek) November 26, 2016
The couple then celebrated their engagement by heading over to a party at Jerry Remy’s Bar & Grille in Boston, where the Captain’s teammates and wives were waiting. On May 2017, the couple welcomed their first child, Liv Jordan Varitek.
— Catherine Varitek (@CatherinVaritek) November 23, 2016
Jason Varitek Net Worth
Jason Varitek is one of the renowned names in the sports field. He was also a winner of Gold Glove Award, Silver Slugger Award, Golden Spikes Award and Dick Howser Trophy. He has considered being one of the well-paid player having $30 million net worth.
His most of income source hails from his endorsements and sports career. He has multiple properties in U.S area and living a luxurious life with his family. To know more about him follow him Social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.