Juan Marichal Net Worth
Juan Antonio Marichal Sánchez is a former right-handed pitcher in Major League Baseball for his major profession. Till the date, his net worth has not yet mentioned in any particular site which concludes his curious readers have to wait for little longer till information about him gets updated.
Born on October 20, 1937, 77 years old Juan has been famous for playing for the San Francisco Giants for 14 of his 16 seasons in the major leagues. He has been well known for his high leg kick, pinpoint control and intimidation tactics, which included aiming pitches directly at the opposing batters' helmets. Marichal also played for the Boston Red Sox and Los Angeles Dodgers for the final two seasons of his career. Although he won more games than any other pitcher during the 1960s, he appeared in only one World Series game and he was often overshadowed by Sandy Koufax and Bob Gibson in post-season awards. Marichal was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983.
At his early age, his delivery was renowned for one of the fullest windups in modern baseball, with a high kick of his left leg that went nearly vertical. Marichal maintained this delivery his entire career, and photographs taken near his retirement show the vertical kick only slightly diminished. The windup was the key to his delivery in that he was consistently able to conceal the type of pitch until it was on its way. Marichal entered the major leagues on July 19, 1960 with the San Francisco Giants as the second native pitcher to come from the Dominican Republic. He made an immediate impression: in his debut, on July 19, 1960 against the Philadelphia Phillies, he took a no hitter into the eighth inning only to surrender a two-out single to Clay Dalrymple. Marichal is also remembered for a notorious incident that occurred on August 22, 1965, in a game played against the Giants' arch-rival, the Los Angeles Dodgers.