Tom Murphy

by Jorge 29 Sep,2019
Tom Murphy
Body Stats
Height 6 Feet
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Thomas James Murphy Jr.
  • Birth Place West Monroe, New York
  • Famous Name Tom Murphy
  • Horoscope Aries
  • Net Worth $1 Million
  • Salary $557,500
  • Contract 1 year / $557,500
  • Career Earnings $1,701,523
  • Position in Team Catcher
  • Current team Seattle Mariners
  • Nationality American
  • Ethnicity White
  • Profession Baseball player
  • University attended University at Buffalo
  • School attended V. Moore High School

An American professional baseball catcher, Tom Murphy currently plays for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he was initially drafted by the Colorado Rockies as a 105th overall selection, of the 2012 MLB Draft. Tom who previously played for the Colorado Rockies, also represents the national team of the United States.  

The silver medal winner of Pan American Games held in 2015 Toronto, Tom was born on April 3, 1991, and grew up in West Monroe, New York. He holds an American nationality and belongs to the white ethnic group of and was born under the star sign, Aries.   

Net Worth Over $1 Million

Playing four seasons in the MLB, Tom has amassed a net worth over $1 million. Also, the famous baseball catcher has colleceted $1,701,523 as entire career earnings.

 Recently in 2019, Tom signed for the Seattle Mariners, and as per his contract, he is reported to have an annual average salary of $557,500, carrying a total salary of $557,500. Moreover, his adjusted salary from Mariners is $554,445 in 2019.    

Tom's career earnings 

YEAR TEAM EARNINGS
2012 Colorado Rockies $454,000
2016 Colorado Rockies $85,963
2017 Colorado Rockies $352,080
2018 Colorado Rockies $251,980
2019 Seattle Mariners $557,500

Prior to the Mariners, he was previously under a one year / $557,500 contract with the Colorado Rockies. Moreover, the contract included $557,500 as a guaranteed amount and $557,500 as an annual average salary. Back in 2019, he earned $454,000 as a signing bonus from Colorado Rockies. 

Murphy who is in 28th best-paid player of the Mariners is yet to reach the level of the players such as Felix Hernandez and Kyle Seager, in terms of earnings, having an annual salary of $27,857,142 and $19,500,000 respectively.

Relationship Status: Single

The 28 years old pitcher is probably living a single life which automatically rules out the discussion about his wife. Also, the information about his girlfriend is not available in any media to date. 

Amateur Career

As a kid, Tom attended Paul V. Moore High School in Central Square, New York, and played for their school team. Later, he attended University at Buffalo and committed to play for their baseball team.

Tom Murphy playing for Rockies SOURCE: Rox Pile

In his early career, he played summer league baseball in 2010, representing the Oneonta Outlaws of the New York Collegiate Baseball League. 

Playing as a Catcher for Seattle Mariners

Tom in 2019 plays as a catcher for the Seattle Mariners of Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he was initially drafted by the Colorado Rockies as a 105th overall selection, of the 2012 MLB Draft.

Tom who previously played for the Colorado Rockies, also represents the national team of the United States. Also, he is he winner of the silver medal, representing the national team of the USA in Pan American Games held in 2015 in Toronto.

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