Who is Dellin Betances?
Dellin Betances is an American professional baseball player who plays as a pitcher for the New York Yankees of Major League Baseball.
Which team has Dellin Betances played before?
Betances went to Progress High school in Brooklyn and then attended Vanderbilt University on a baseball scholarship to play for Vanderbilt Commodores.
In 2006, Yankees selected him in the eighth round of MLB draft. In 2010, he played with Tampa and received a midseason promotion to the Trenton Thunder of the Class AA Eastern League. On September 8, 2011, Dellin was promoted to MLB for the first time but he made only two appearances for the Yankees that year.
He spent the 2012/13 campaign with Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He was recalled on August 11 and returned to Yankees in September due to League’s expanded roster. Since then he has been playing for New York Yankees.
Is Dellin Betances married?
Betances married his wife in November of 2014. He met his wife Janisa in December 2007 when they were both 19 years at that time. In 2013, Dellin proposed her after 6 years of long relationship. In November 2014, they got married at the Montclair Country Club.
In 2005, he was named an Aflac All-American, the first player from New York City to receive the honor.
In 2014, he was selected to All-Star Game, becoming the first Yankees rookie pitcher to earn an All-Star nod since 1947.
Dellin Betances Height
Betances was 6 feet 4 inches or 1.93 m tall when he was a freshman. In his senior year in 2006, he was reported to have grown up to 6 feet 9 inches or 2.06 m. However, his height is now reported to be as 6 feet 8 inches or 2.03 m. He weighs 118 kg or 260 pounds.
Betances height compared to other players:
|Aaron Judge height (2.01 m)||Betances is 0.02 m taller than Aaron Judge|
|Andrew Miller height (2.01 m)||Betances is 0.02 m taller than Andrew Miller|
|Luis Severino height (1.88 m)||Betances is 0.13 m taller than Luis Severino|
|Gary Sanchez height (1.88 m)||Betances is 0.13 m taller than Gary Sanchez|
Dellin Betances Net Worth and Salary
|Year||Team||Salary||Signing Bonus||Total Cash|
|2006||New York Yankees||$1,000,000||$1,000,000|
|2011||New York Yankees||$414,000||$414,000|
|2013||New York Yankees||$104,426||$104,426|
|2014||New York Yankees||$502,100||$502,100|
|2015||New York Yankees||$507,500||$507,500|
|2016||New York Yankees||$507,500||$3,000,000|
|2017||New York Yankees||$3,000,000||$3,000,000|
|2018||New York Yankees||$5,100,000||$5,100,000|
Dellin Betances Net Worth: Betances has earned total $11.1 million on his entire career playing for New York Yankees. According to reports, with the money he received in signing bonus, he purchased a house for his parents in New Jersey worth $1 million. Compensating that, we can estimate that Dellin Betances’ net worth is around $6 to $8 million.
Dellin Betances quotes
“Just always believe in yourself… and dreams – and dreams do come true. For me to play in the same city I grew up in, I mean… I’m definitely blessed. But just always believe in yourself. And work hard. And dreams definitely come true.”- Betances
“Giving back is always something I’m doing – I’m honored for this, to always give back to the community.”- Betances