Mel Ott Net Worth Income Profile and Salary. (Gretna, Lousiana, 1909 – New Orleans, 1958) American baseball player, considered one of the best home-runners of the 1930s and the first to score more than five hundred throughout his career in the National League. Read also about Roberto Clemente Net Worth.
After making his debut at Patterson Braves, a Louisiana semi-pro, Louisiana manager John McGraw signed him for the New York Giants, a team he played for 22 seasons in the outfielder and third base positions.
In 1928 he began to play games on a regular basis and the following year led the League in home runs, with 42, in runs thrown, with 151, and in walks, with 113. Dont Miss Joe Dimaggio Net Worth.
Alongside pitcher Carl Hubbell and first baseman Bill Terry led the victorious Giants of the 1930s, League champions in 1933, 1936 and 1937 and the World Series in 1933 against the Washington Senators.
On an individual level, Ott also shone on his best side, the offense, and was co-leader in home-runs in 1932 (with Chuck Klein), 1934 (with Ripper Collins), 1936, 1937 (with Joe Medwick) 1942.
From this last year exerted like player-manager, but this stage was not so bright due to its physical problems in a leg and the low performance of the equipment.
In 1951 he entered the Hall of Fame and began training the Oakland Oaks of the Pacific League. He died before turning 50 in a car accident.
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Net Worth of Mel Ott
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