Don Sutton

by Jack Ol 20 Jan,2021
Don Sutton
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Donald Howard Sutton
  • Birth Place Clio, Alabama
  • Famous Name Don Sutton
  • Net Worth $20 million
  • Past Team Los Angeles Dodgers, Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics, and California Angels.
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession baseball player
  • Started career as baseball player
  • University attended Gulf Coast Community College, Panama City
  • School attended J. M. Tate High School
  • Married to Mary Sutton
  • Children Daron Sutton, Jacqueline Sutton, Donald Frank Sutton III

Don Sutton was a retired Major League Baseball(MLB) player who played for Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, and Houston Astros. Don also worked as a sportscaster for several reputed networks including TBS, Z Channel, and NBC. 

Don ended his MLB career in 1988, and at the time of his death, his net worth was estimated to be more than $20 million. Sutton was a married man and is survived by his wife.

Don Sutton Net Worth: His Salary and Career earnings

Don Sutton was a former baseball player who played for more than 15 MLB seasons. Don received a salary of around $500,000 when he was in his MLB playing career. Despite this, he also worked as a broadcaster from where he received a huge salary. 

In addition to this, his net worth was estimated at more than $20 million at the time of his death in 2021. Well, the MLB players in the 1980s received a salary of between $100,00 to $1 million.

Don Sutton SOURCE: alchetron.com

Apart from this, the exact of his salary from his broadcasting career is not available, but as per the assumption he might have received around $50,000.

Moreover, he was living a luxurious life with his massive net worth. He also invested a huge amount in various businesses. Don also possessed some assets like cars and house whose total value in the current market rate is estimated to be more than $5 million. 

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Don Sutton Married Life: His Wife and Children

Don Sutton was a 74-year-old retired MLB player who has gained a lot of popularity, which is why his personal life is discussed among his fans. Don was a married man who was enjoying marital life with his wife for a long time. He got married to his girlfriend, Mary Sutton in a lavish wedding ceremony.

Since Don married decades ago, so it is hard to extract information about his wedding. 

Don Sutton with his wife and children SOURCE: https://prestonjg.wordpress.com

Don and his wife were blessed with three children named Daron Sutton, Jacqueline Sutton, Donald Frank Sutton III. Moreover, despite being a long time in a marital relationship, he was happy with his wife, and they were both together.

In addition to this, he was not involved in extramarital affairs, and there is no detail about his past relationships with anyone. The couple was loyal to each other since they are with each other for a long time. 

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Who was Don Sutton? His Bio, Childhood, and Parents

Don Sutton was born as Donald Howard Sutton on April 2, 1945, in Clio, Alabama, to American parents in a small town of Barbour County. He held an American nationality and belonged to the white ethnic group. Don's father was 18, and his mother was 15 years old at the time of his birth. 

He played for the J.M. Tate High School in the beginning. Later on, he played for the Gulf Coast Community College and Whittier College. 

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Don Sutton Professional Career

Don Sutton was a retired Major League Baseball(MLB) player who played for Los Angeles Dodgers, Oakland Athletics, Milwaukee Brewers, California Angels, and Houston Astros. Don also worked as a sportscaster for several reputed networks including TBS, Z Channel, and NBC. 

Don ended his long MLB career with the Dodgers in 1988. After that, he started his career in the broadcasting world and worked as a full-time commentator for Braves media. In addition to this, he also appeared in several game shows including Match Game.

Death

The Baseball Hall of Famer recently passed away on January 20, 2021, at his home in Rancho Mirage, California. Don was 75 when cancer took his life. His son revealed the news through a Twitter post that read:

"Saddened to share that my dad passed away in his sleep last night. He worked as hard as anyone I've ever known and he treated those he encountered with great respect...and he took me to work a lot. For all these things, I am very grateful. Rest In Peace."

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