Net Worth: $8 Million
Former American Major League Baseball catcher and current sportscaster, Tim Carver has an estimated net worth of $8 million that he earned from his 21 years during his professional baseball career. Born James Timothy McCarver on October 16, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee, he attended Christian Brothers High School. After graduation, he was signed by the St. Louis Cardinals in 1959. He played with the Cardinal’s minor league teams of Keokuk and Rochester. At the age of only 17, he already reached the MLB level for the first time. He spent the 1960-1962 seasons shuttling between St. Louis and the minor league teams of Memphis, Charleston (West Virginia), and Atlanta. He was finally called up to the majors for good in 1963.
McCarver has continued to play for the Cardinals until 1970 when he was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies. He has played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Montreal Expos, and Boston Red Sox between 1959 and 1980. He appeared in the MLB All-Star in 1966 and 1967 as well as a member of the World Series champions in 1964 and 1967. After the 1979 season, he retired from MLB and began his broadcasting career yet he briefly returned to duty in September 1980. He became one of the 29 players in baseball history to date to appear in Major League games in four different decades – 1950s, 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
In 1978, the Tim McCarver Stadium was opened and became a minor league baseball stadium in Memphis. However, in 2000, it was replaced by a new downtown stadium named AutoZone Park as part of a naming rights arrangement. Currently, he is a sportscaster for Fox Sports. He is the 2012 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award. He has won three Emmy Awards as a Sports Event Analyst. He was inducted as a sportscaster into the Irish-American Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010.