Mike Dunn is a Marlins Charlie Hough Good Guy Award-winning former baseball pitcher.
He is renowned for his playing MLB leagues for baseball teams including Colorado Rockies, Florida /Miami Marlins, and New York Yankees.
Mike Dunn- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings, Education
Mike Dunn was born Michael Glen Dunn on the 23rd of May 1985 in Farmington, New Mexico. He is of Irish-Scottish ethnicity.
Till the date, he has not shared any details on his family background including his mother, father, and siblings.
Concerning his educational background, he attended the College of Southern Nevada in Clark County.
Mike Dunn- Early & Professional Career
Early Career to 2009
– In 2003, Mike Dunn started playing for the College of Southern Nevada as a pitcher. The same year, the baseball team, Houston Astros drafted him in the 2003 Major League Baseball draft at the 14th round. However, he didn’t sign with the time. For the college team, he played till 2005.
– Moving forward, in 2005, he was drafted by the New York Yankees at the 2004 Major League Baseball Draft. In the initial days, he used to play as an outfielder for the team. The following year, he made his debut in the minor league pitching for the minor team leagues; GCL Yankees and Staten Island Yankees.
– The next year, he played for the Charleston RiverDogs and completed the season with a point of 3.42 ERA. In the 2008 season, he played for the single-A minor league, Tampa Yankees. The year, he also played a single game of Trenton Thunder. Also, he was added to the 40-man roster of the team.
– In 2009, he pitched for the Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Yankees. On the 4th of September 2009, he made his major league debut against Toronto Blue Jays. Moving forward, on the 22nd of December 2009, he was traded to Atlanta Braves, Melky Cabrera, Arodys Vizcaino for Javier Vazquez, and Boone Logan.
2009 to Present
– Later, on the 16th of November 2010, the Braves traded him along with Omer Infante for Dan Uggla to Florida Marlins. For Marlins, he played till 2015. Initially, he was optioned to AAA New Orleans. On the 8th of February 2015, he signed a two-year contract with Colorado Rockies.
– After serving a two-year contract, he signed Colorado Rockies as a pitcher for three years. In the 2017 season, he pitched for 68 games with an ERA of 4.47. The next season, pitched for 25 games due to his injury. Later, in the 2019 season, he completed the season with an ERA of 7.13 in 28 games.
– On the 21st of June, he got released from the team. Last, on the 4th of February 2020, he took retirement from baseball.
Awards & Nominations
2009- AFL Rising Stars & EAS Mid-Season All-Star.
2010- INT Mid-Season All-Star.
Mike Dunn- Net Worth, Salary
As of 2022, he has an estimated net worth of $14 million. His average earnings as a baseball pitcher are in the range of $4 million.
In February 2015, he signed a two-year contract with Florida/Miami Marlins worth $5.8 million.
In December 2016, he signed a three-year contract with Colorado Rockies worth $19 million.
Body Measurements- Height, Weight
Mike Dunn has hazel eyes and a clean-shaved head. He stands at a height of 6 feet and weighs around 91 kg.
Taking about his appearance, he has a sharp look with an oval-shaped facial structure. Besides that, he prefers to have a french cut beard.
Controversy & Rumors
Till the date, he has not been part of any type of controversy and scandals that created a buzz in the media. Besides that, he has managed to maintain distance from any type of rumors.
Mike is active on Twitter with the handle, @DunnForAll40 with over 3.4k followers. He is not available on Facebook and Instagram.