Ross Stripling Biography

February 3, 2019
First published on:February 3, 2019
by Jorge

Facts of Ross Stripling

Birth Name Thomas Ross Stripling
Birth Place Blue Bell, Pennsylvania
Famous Name Ross Stripling
Birth Date November 23, 1989
Horoscope Sagittarius
Father Hayes Stripling
Mother Tammy Stripling
Net Worth $500 thousand
Salary $535 thousand
Career Earnings $1,541,122
Position in Team Pitcher
Current team Los Angeles Dodgers
Nationality American
Ethnicity White
Profession Baseball player
Currently Working For Los Angeles Dodgers
University attended Texas A&M University
School attended Carroll High School
Currently Married yes
Married to Shelby Gassiott
Squad No 68

Ross Stripling is an American professional Baseball player who plays in the Major League Baseball (MLB). As of 2019, Ross Stripling currently plays for the Los Angeles Dodgers as their Pitcher.


As a Pitcher, Ross Stripling reportedly earns around $535 thousand as his yearly salary from Los Angeles Dodgers. Further, Ross Stripling has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. Additionally, he is married to his longtime girlfriend, Shelby Gassiott.

Ross Stripling Early Life

Ross Stripling was born on November 23, 1989, in Blue Bell, Pennsylvania to parents Hayes Stripling and Tammy Stripling. As far as his racial background is concerned, he is American and belongs to White ethnic group. Further, his star sign is Sagittarius. 

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Stripling played Baseball at Carroll High School in Southlake, Texas, and then at Texas A&M University. On 12 May 2012, he threw a no-hitter for the Aggies against  San Diego State.

Ross Stripling Net Worth And Salary

As of 2019, Ross Stripling has an estimated net worth of over $500 thousand. As of 2019, the MLB player has an estimated average salary of $535 thousand annually while Clayton Kershaw is among the highest earner of the team with an annual salary of $31M. Ross Stripling so far has made earnings of $1,541,122 from his entire MLB career.

Further, he is acquired by Los Angeles Dodgers as an Amateur Draft. In addition, with the reference of his service time in MLB, he is one of the players who receive a salary as a pre-arbitration player. 

In particular, MLB uses the system of salary arbitration known as the final offer arbitration. Under the current MLB-MLBPA collective bargaining agreement, players are divided into three categories:( 1) pre-arbitration players;( 2) wage arbitration players; and( 3) free agents.

During the first three years of service, an eligible pre-arbitration player typically earns somewhere around the major league minimum wage.

Some of his contract and earnings are: 

2012 Los Angeles Dodgers $130,000
2016 Los Angeles Dodgers $316,122
2017 Los Angeles Dodgers $540,000
2018 Los Angeles Dodgers $555,000

In addition, he also makes a significant amount of money from endorsement deals which certainly helped him to collect a satisfactory net worth. 

Ross Stripling Personal Life 

Exploring his personal life, he is a married man. He is currently married to his longtime girlfriend Shelby Gassiott. The duo tied a knot on November 11, 2017, however, they have not planned for the babies yet. 


The couple is living happily as Ross regularly updates one of his social media with a picture of him along with his beautiful wife Shelby. Additionally, there aren't any rumors regarding his past girlfriends, affairs, and relationships in the media yet. 

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Marriage License ?? 7 Days until the big day! #SwitchingtoStripling #MrsChickenStrip #??

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Talking about his body measurement, he is has a height of 1.91 m (6 feet 2 inches) and weighs around 95 kg. Further, he is currently playing along with his star teammate  Russell Martin, Kenley Jansen, Justin Turner and many more. 

Ross Stripling Professional Career

In the ninth round of the 2011 Major League Baseball Draft, Stripling was drafted by the Colorado Rockies, but he did not sign. He was then drawn up in the fifth round of the 2012 Major League Baseball Draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers.

In his major league debut on 8 April 2016, Stripling pitched 7 1⁄3 innings against the San Francisco Giants without giving up a hit but was removed for a relief pitcher after throwing 100 pitches. He played in 22 games and started 14 times for the Dodgers with a 5-9 record and an ERA of 3.96.

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Stripling became a key member of the bullpen in 2017, playing 49 games, including two starts, and was 3–5 with a 4.15 ERA. When he entered the 2018 season and without a clear path to become a starting pitcher again, he began to explore the idea of starting for another team, but injuries to starting pitchers in April led him to a starting role after 15 relief innings.

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