Mike Matheny Biography: Net Worth, Age, Contract, Stats, Records, Twitter

Mike Matheny

Mike Matheny Biography

Mike Matheny is a former baseball player who is currently a manager of the Kansas City Royals, a professional American baseball team in the Major League Baseball (MLB). Before becoming a baseball manager, Mike played for 13 seasons as a catcher for the Milwaukee Brewers, Toronto Blue Jays, St. Louis Cardinals, and San Francisco Giants – he led his clubs to numerous victories in his playing career.

As a manager, Mike’s team won one National League (NL) flag and three NL Central division titles. He bats and tosses right-gave stand 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m) tall and gauge 205 pounds (93 kg).

Mike Matheny Age

Mike Matheny is aged 51 and was born on September 22, 1970, in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America.

Mike Matheny Early Life

Mike grew up in a Christian home attending a local Baptist church regularly. His father, Jerry Matheny, worked as a heavy equipment construction worker and Matheny’s mother, Judy Matheny, was a Baptist missionary association staff. Mike was very passionate about sport, the reason he got a strong interest in baseball. He captained the baseball and football teams in Reynoldsburg High School. In 1988, just after completing high school, he got drafted by the Toronto Blue Jays – he got a special deal reserved for second-round picks.

Mike Matheny Professional Career

Milwaukee Brewers selected Mike Matheny in the 1991 Major League Baseball Draft where he played three years in the minor league before making his MLB debut on April 7, 1994. The Toronto Blue Jays signed him on December 23, 1998, where he played for a season before joining St. Louis Cardinals in 1999. Matheny was an excellent defensive catcher and helped the Cardinals to win many competitions. Mike Matheny resigned from the MLB career with a .239 batting average, 67 home runs, and 443 RBI.

Mike Matheny Managerial Career

The St. Louis Cardinals organization appointed Mike Matheny as special adviser for the team on January 24, 2008. He was later promoted to the position of a new manager on November 14, 2011, following Tony La Russa’s retirement. He won in his managerial debut against the Miami Marlins in April 2012. Due to his superb performance, his contract was extended to 2022 after he recorded his 400th career win in 2016. Unfortunately for him, he was laid off from his position on July 14, 2018.

On October 31, 2019, Matheny was hired as manager of the Kansas City Royals after the retirement of Ned Yost.

Mike Matheny Contract

The Kansas City Royals named Mike Matheny the 17th manager in the franchise history.

Mike Matheny Stats/Records

Team Year Regular season Postseason
Games Won Lost Win % Finish Won Lost Win % Result
STL 2012 162 88 74 .543 2nd in NL Central 7 6 .538 Lost NLCS (SF)
STL 2013 162 97 65 .599 1st in NL Central 9 8 .529 Lost World Series (BOS)
STL 2014 162 90 72 .556 1st in NL Central 4 5 .444 Lost NLCS (SF)
STL 2015 162 100 62 .617 1st in NL Central 1 3 .250 Lost NLDS (CHC)
STL 2016 162 86 76 .531 2nd in NL Central
STL 2017 162 83 79 .512 3rd in NL Central
STL 2018 93 47 46 .505 Fired
STL total 1065 591 474 .555 21 22 .488
KC 2020 60 26 34 .433 4th in AL Central
KC 2021 162 74 88 .457 4th in AL Central
KC total 222 100 122 .450
Total [53] 1,287 691 596 .537 21 22 .488

Mike Matheny Net Worth

Mike Matheny has an estimated net worth of $51 Million as the manager for the Kansas City Royals.

Mike Matheny Twitter

Mike Matheny joined the social media platform, Twitter in February 2013 and currently has an active following of 59.9K. He operates under the username @mikematheny22.

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