Adam Lind

by MKhanal 30 Jan,2019
Adam Lind
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet 2 Inch
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Adam Alan Lind
  • Net Worth $15 million
  • Currently Married Lakeyshia Bertie.
  • Birth Country Muncie, Indiana
  • Famous Name Adam Lind
  • Children 2
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Baseball player
  • University attended University of South Alabama
  • School attended Highland High School

Adam Lind is a former American professional Baseball player. He has played in Major League Baseball (MLB), representing different teams like Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers, Seattle Mariners, and Washington Nationals. In addition, Lind has won the Silver Slugger Award and the Edgar Martínez Award. 

As of 2022, Adam Lind is living a retired life with his family. Previously he was under a contract with the Boston Red Sox with an annual salary of $545,000. Moreover, Adam Lind has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. Currently, he is married to his wife, Lakeyshia Bertie.

Adam Lind Early Life And Educational History

Adam Lind was born on July 17, 1983, in Muncie, Indiana. The details about his parents is not available but has an older sister, Allison. As per his nationality, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Cancer. Additionally, he attended  Highland High School.

In the eighth round( 242nd overall) of the 2002 Major League Baseball draft, Lind was drafted by the Minnesota Twins. He did not sign with the Twins and attended South Alabama University in 2003 and 2004 before being drafted by the Jays in 2004 as a draft-eligible sophomore.

Adam Lind Net Worth And Salary

As of 2019, Adam Lind has an estimated net worth of over $15 million. Currently, he is a free agent but previously he was under a contract with Boston Red Sox.

In 2018, Adam Lind signed a $545,000/ 1-year contract with the Boston Red Sox, including a guaranteed $545,000, and an average annual salary of $545,000. Additionally, he has made an earning of $37,428,200 from his entire career.

David Price was the team's highest earner, having an annual salary of $31 million in 2019.

His career contracts and earnings, including bonus and incentives, are: 

TEAM   YEAR EARNINGS
Toronto Blue Jays    (2006–2014) $12,488,200
Milwaukee Brewers    (2015) $7,500,000
Seattle Mariners   (2016) $8,000,000
Washington Nationals   (2017-2018) $2,300,000

Further, he has also endorsement deals with various brands, earning decent money which certainly adds up to his current net worth.

Adam Lind Professional Career

Adam is a former Major League Baseball (MLB) player. During his 11 years of playing career, he represented four teams: Toronto Blue Jays, Milwaukee Brewers,  Seattle Mariners, and Washington Nationals. In addition, he made an MBL debut on 2, 2006, for the Toronto Blue Jays.  

Adam played with the Blue Jays in the minor league. He signed his first major contract in 2010 for a reported four-year contract worth more than $25 Million. As per the contract, Adam received $400,000 in the first year and $600,000 in the second year and would reach up to $8 Million in 2016. In Late 2014, The player got traded to the Brewers, and they exercised their $8 million option on Lind for the 2016 season.

In December 2015, the Brewers sold him to Seattle Mariners. He played with the team for the season and moved to WashingtonNations for a season. In March 2018, Linda joined the Yankees but was released shortly. He signed with the Sox in the minor league mid-2018 and shortly announced his retirement. 

MBL career stats: 

BATTING AVERAGE .272
HITS 1,247
HOME RUNS 200
RUNS BATTED IN 723

Additionally, he last played for  Boston Red Sox. In 46 games with the Triple-A Pawtucket Red Sox, he batted .216 and won 8 home runs and 32 RBIs. Red Sox released Lind on August 1, 2018. Shortly after the release, The player announced his retirement. Unlike other players, Lind does not show much presence on social media and has successfully kept his retirement life away from the spotlight. 

In his playing career, he played along with many MBL stars such as Evan Longoria, Troy Glaus,  José Bautista and many more. 

Adam Lind Personal Life

Exploring his personal life, Lind is currently married to his wife Lakeyshia Bertie. The couple met while Lind played for the Blue Jays in 2007. Later, the couple got married at a Catholic ceremony in Toronto on November 13, 2010.

His wife Lakeyshia Bertie is originally from Richmond Hill, Ontario. 

Adam Lind and his wife Lakeyshia Bertie
SOURCE: Toronto Star

Moreover, the couple is blessed with 2 children, a daughter born in September 2011 and a son, born on April 25, 2013.

In addition, the couple seems to be living a happy life with no rumors of divorce or separation. Further information about his body measurements such as height and weight is still not available in the media.  

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