American broadcaster, and commentator for the MLB network, Sean Casey is widely known as the former Major League Baseball first baseman for the Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, Detroit Tigers, Cincinnati Reds and Boston Red Sox. Casey, nicknamed “Mayor” has been selected three times during his career in Major League Baseball All-Star game. He now serves MLB network as its analyst.
Sean Thomas Casey was born on July 2, 1974, in Willingboro Township, New Jersey and grew with five siblings. His father, Bob Casey is former league player and mother, Tracy William Casey was an engineering teacher at Local University.
Sean Casey moved with his family to Upper St. Clair, Pennsylvania and joined Upper St. Clair high school in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. After that, he graduated from the University of Richmond, where he was the member of the Sigma Phi Epsilon Fraternity.
Career & Achievement
Sean, famous baseball player was Divison I player in 1991 with 461 batting average. In 1995, he played in the second round for the Cleveland Indians and later to Cincinnati Reds before the 1998 season. In 1998, he also went through orbital eye surgery due to the ball hit by a teammateDamian Jackson on April 3, 1998, while batting practice. However, he recovered soon and in 1999, he won the hutch award. Season 1999 was the best year for him that he achieved 25 home runs and 103 runs scored in 151 games.
In 1998, he went through orbital eye surgery due to the ball hit by a teammate Damian Jackson on April 3, 1998, while batting practice. However, he recovered soon and in 1999, he won the Hutch Award. Season 1999 was the best year for him that he achieved 25 home runs and 103 runs scored in 151 games.
On May 16, 2007, he was voted as”the friendliest player in Baseball” and was given nickname “Mayor” because of his friendly nature and from his public charity works.
In the 2005 season, he was termed as a slowest running player, grounding into 27 double plays. He had his half of his career with Detroit Tigers. He was considered as hottest hitters of tigers during 2006 AmericanLeague Championship Series with 432 batting average.
On February 5, 2008, he signed “Boston Red Sox” in one year deal. He was also suspended for three games by MLB due to his action in the Coco- Crisp James Shields brawl.
Besides contributing in games, he has been actively involved with Big Brothers, youth mentoring non-profit organization in the United States and Make-a -wish -foundation, a non-profit organization, fulfilling for children’s”wish “, experiences for children with the life-threatening medical condition.
Retirement & Beyond
Sean Casey announced his retirement at the age of 34 on January 25, 2009, played 12 seasons of Major League Baseball. Now, he is a baseball analyst for MLB network. Casey also worked as color commentary for 15 telecasts on Fox Sports Ohio on January 14, 2011. He also acquainted with Cincinnati Red Hall of Fame and Museum on June 23, 2012. Sean Casey was inducted into Virginian Sports Hall of fame in 2014.
Personal Life: Wife, Children
Sean Casey is married to Mandi Lanka, former University of Akron Volleyball player on 6 November 1999. They get married after dating each other for a year. Sean is a father of four children, three sons, Jacob, Andrew, Jilian and a daughter, Carley Sean. The happily married couple are living in Hyde Park, the United States with their children. He is fond of games and loves to watch wrestling. He is also active with Catholic Athletes for Christ.
Sean Casey retired MLB first baseman has a net worth of $15 million. He is successful to collect an excessive amount of money during his career period and living a luxurious life in the United States with family.
“Fatherhood means being an example to your kids of how to treat people, raising them to respect others and themselves. I try to pass on the legacy my dad, Jim, passed onto me. When I think of Father’s Day, I think of the respect and trust he showed me.” – Sean Casey
Last modified: April 21, 2017
Published on: April 21, 2017
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