Jason Varitek Bio

(Baseball Catcher)

Relationship Statistics of Jason Varitek

What is Jason Varitek marital status ? (single, married, in relation or divorce):Married
When did Jason Varitek get married ? (married date):November 26, 2011
How many children does Jason Varitek have ? (name):four(Liv, Alexandra, Kendall, and Caroline)
Is Jason Varitek having any relationship affair ?: No
Is Jason Varitek gay ?: No
Who is Jason Varitek wife ? (name):Catherine Panagiotopoulos

More about the relationship

The relationship status of Jason Varitek is married to Catherine Panagiotopoulos. They married on 26th November 2011. Together, they have a child Liv Jordan Varitek.

Previously, he was married to Karen Mullinax. They married on 6th January 1996 but divorced in 2008 after 12 years.

With Karen, he has three children Alexandra, Kendall, and Caroline.

Who is Jason Varitek?

Jason Varitek is an American Golden Glove winner and a two-time inductee into the Baseball Hall of Fame. He is also a three-time All-Star Award winner in baseball.

Jason is now retired and works as a Special Assistant to Dave Dombrowski, President of Baseball Operations.

Jason Varitek: Family Life

Jason Andrew Varitek was born on 11th April 1972 in Rochester, Michigan. He is the son of Joe Varitek and Donna Varitek.

He has three brothers Joe Varitek, Jared Varitek and Justin Varitek.

Likewise, he studied at Lake Brantley High School in Altamonte Springs, Florida. After that, he attended Georgia Tech in Atlanta, Georgia.

Jason Varitek: Career

Early Leagues

Jason played in the 1984 Little League World Series, leading his home club, Altamonte Springs, Florida. It was a victory over Southport, Indiana.

Early professional career

In 1993, he was drafted 21st overall in the first round by the Minnesota Twins. After graduation, he signed with agent Scott Boras and was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the first round of the 1994 amateur draft.

He signed with the St. Paul Saints in the independent Northern League.

MLB

In 1997, Jason along with Lowe was traded by the Port City Roosters to Red Sox. He made his Major League debut on 24th September of the same year.

In 1999, he played in 144 games, hitting for a .269 average, with 20 home runs and 76 RBIs.

He signed a three-year contract with Boston for the 2001 season and finished with a .293 average, 7 home runs, and 25 RBI in 51 games played.

Likewise, in 2004, he compiled a career-high .296 batting average with 18 home runs and 73 RBI. At the end of 2004, he became a free agent and signed a contract with Red Sox.

On 18th July 2006, he played his 991st game at catcher for the Boston Red Sox, breaking Carlton Fisk’s club record.

Likewise, he became a free agent once again in the 2011 season. Finally, on 1st March 2012, he announced his retirement.

Post-retirement

After retirement, on 27th September 2012, he was named Special Assistant to the General Manager of Red-Sox, Ben Cherington.

He is currently working as a Special Assistant to Dave Dombrowski, President of baseball operations.

Jason Varitek: Net Worth, Earnings

He has an estimated net worth of $30 million US.

On 6th February 2009, he signed a new one-year deal with the Red Sox worth $5 million US. Likewise, for the 2011 season, he signed a $2 million deal with Boston Red Sox.

Awards and Accomplishments

Georgia Tech records

  • Most career games played
  • Most career runs scored
  • Most career base hits
  • Most career doubles

College Awards, Induction

  • Baseball America’s 1993 player of the year
  • 1994 Golden Spikes Award
  • 1994 Rotary Smith Award
  • 1994 Dick Howser Trophy
  • Inducted into Georgia Tech Hall of Fame
  • Inducted into Cape Cod Baseball League Hall of Fame

MLB

  • Three-time All-Star (2003, 2005 and 2008), one-time starter (2005)
  • Two-time World Series champion (2004, 2007)
  • 2005 Silver Slugger Award winner
  • 2005 Gold Glove winner
  • 2006 Heart and Hustle Award

Red Sox

  • 2005: 26th player to hit 100 home runs for the club
  • Third Red Sox catcher to win a Gold Glove
  • 1991: First Red Sox at any position to win Gold Glove

Body Measurement

Jason has dark hair and hazel eyes. He is 6 feet 2 inches tall and weighs around 104 kg.

 

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