Fernando Tatís

by John Max 07 Dec,2021
Fernando Tatís
Personal Info
Facts
  • Father Fernando Antonio Tatís
  • Mother Yudelca Tatís.
  • Birth Name Fernando Gabriel Tatís Medina Sr.
  • Net Worth $10 Million
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Birth Country San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic
  • Married to Maria Tatis
  • Famous Name Fernando Tatís
  • Children two
  • Nationality Dominican
  • Profession Former MLB Player & Manager

Fernando Tatis is a Dominican professional MLB third baseman turned manager. Over his 11 year MLB career, he played for the Texas Rangers (1997–1998), St. Louis Cardinals (1998–2000), Montreal Expos (2001–2003), Baltimore Orioles (2006), and New York Mets (2008–2010). As a manager, he had a stint with the Boston Red Sox's minor league team but was no longer with the organization entering the 2020 season.

San Pedro de Macorís, Dominican Republic native, Fernando Tatis was born on 1st January 1975, under the star sign Capricorn. The forty-five-year-old holds a Dominican nationality.

How Much Is Fernando Tatis's Net Worth In 2021? MLB Career Earning 

The significant source of Fernando Tatis's net worth is Major League Baseball. He summoned $18,281,750 from his 11 season in MLB. 

Salary Details

Year Team Earnings
1997 Texas Rangers $150,000
1998 St. Louis Cardinals  $170,000
1999 St. Louis Cardinals  $270,000
2000 St. Louis Cardinals  $750,000
2001 Montreal Expos  $2,750,000
2002 Montreal Expos  $4,500,000
2003 Montreal Expos  $6,500,000
2006 Baltimore Orioles $81,750
2008 New York Mets $560,000
2009 New York Mets $1,700,000
2010 New York Mets $850,000
Total   $18,281,750

As of 2021, his net worth is approximately $10 million. 

Is Fernando Tatis Married? Wife & Children

Fernando Tatis is married to Maria Tatis. The couple has two sons:  Fernando Tatis Jr. and Elijah. 

The eldest, Tatis Jr. is also a baseball shortstop and outfielder who plays for the San Diego Padres of Major League Baseball (MLB). Similarly, youngest Elijah is an infielder in the Chicago White Sox organization, signed in 2019.

Early Year

Fernando Tatis is the son of Fernando Antonio Tatis and Yudekca Tatis. His father was also a professional baseball infielder.

His father disappeared from his life when he was only four, reuniting in 1997 when Tatis jr was a rookie with the Texas Rangers. Baseball writer Murray Chass has written the story of Tatís's search for his father. 

MLB Career

On 25th August 1992, Tatis was signed as an amateur free agent by Omar Minaya and the Texas Rangers at the age of seventeen. Later five years, on 26th July 1997, Tatis made his MLB debut with Texas Rangers. That season, he played 60 games.

On 31st July 1998, he was traded to the St. Louis Cardinals. The following season he had the best season of his career, hitting hit 34 home runs with 107 RBI and 21 stolen bases, with a .298 batting average for the St. Louis Cardinals. What's more? he made baseball history after hitting two grand slams in one inning on 23rd April 1999. 

In 2000, Tatis was traded to the Montreal Expos.

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Over three seasons with the Expos, Tatis played in just 208 games out of a possible 486 due to an assortment of physical injuries.

On 25th November 2005, Tatis was signed by the Baltimore Orioles to a minor-league contract. In March 2007, he signed a minor-league contract with the New York Mets and spent the 2007 season with its AAA affiliate, the New Orleans Zephyrs.

He played intermittently for the Mets in 2009 and 2010. On 4th July 2010, he played his last Major League game.     

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