Net Worth: $3.5 Million
Former All-Star Major League Baseball (MBL) catcher Terry Kennedy has an estimated net worth of $3.5 million. He made his net worth as a player for the St. Louis Cardinals (1978-1980), San Diego Padres (1981-1986), Baltimore Orioles (1987-1988) and San Francisco Giants (1989-1991). Born Terrence Edward Kennedy on June 4, 1956 in Euclid, Ohio, Terry is the son of former major league player and manager Bob Kennedy. He batted left-handed and threw right-handed. He played college baseball at Florida State University and was a two-time All-American and Sporting News College Player of the Year in 1976. In 1982, he inducted into the FSU Athletics Hall of Fame.
Kennedy hit .264 with 113 home runs and 628 RBI in 1491 games during his 14-year Major League career. In 1982, he was tied with John Bench’s National League mark of 40 doubles in a season. In the same year, he won the Silver Slugger Award. He appeared in four All-Star games in 1981, 1983, 1985 and 1987. He also played two World Series with the Padres in 1984 and the Giants in 1989 (Earthquake Series). In his first at bat in 1984, he and his father became the first father-and-son duo to drive in runs in a World Series when he drove in two against the Tigers. He is known for not wearing batting gloves.
Terry Kennedy managed, coached, and instructed in the minor leagues for the St. Louis Cardinals, Montreal Expos, Seattle Mariners, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Dodgers and San Diego Padres as well as the Independent Leagues after his playing days. He was voted Manager-of-the-Year twice including Baseball America Manager-of-the-Year in 1998 when he led the Iowa Cubs to a first place finish. In 2005, he won his only championship when he led the San Diego Surf Dawgs of the professional independent Golden Baseball League (GBL) to the GBL Championship. The team featured Hall of Famer Rickey Henderson in his last professional season. He was then named Manager of the Year in the Golden League.