Harrison Joseph Bader, commonly referred to as Harrison Bader, is a well-known American professional baseball player. He is a center fielder for the Major League Baseball New York Yankees. On August 3, the St. Louis Cardinals exchanged Bader for Jordan Montgomery and sent him to the New York Yankees.
The St. Louis Cardinals selected Bader in the third round of the 2015 MLB Draft, and in 2017 he made his MLB debut. While playing with the Cardinals, Bader was chosen for the Topps 2018 All-Star Rookie Team and the Baseball America 2018 All-Star Rookie Team. Additionally, in 2019 Bader was voted the National League’s “Best Defensive Outfielder,” and in 2021 he became one of five Cardinals (an MLB record) to win the Gold Glove Award for center field. Due to plantar fasciitis in his right foot, the Cardinals put Bader on the 10-day injured list on June 27, 2022.
He was hitting 256.303.370, had five home runs in 246 at-bats, had 15 stolen bases (5th in NL) in 17 tries, and had played center field without making a single error at the time of his trade. Bader had a two-year, $10,400,000 deal with the Cardinals before being traded to the Yankees in 2022.
Harrison Bader has an estimated net worth of $4 million.
A short time after making his league debut, Harrison rose to the 19th position in terms of compensation. On his team, he earns the most money as the center fielder. He has a net worth over $3 million.
A two-year, $10,400,000 deal between Harrison Bader and the St. Louis Cardinals was reached. It included a $10,400,000 guarantee and a $5,200,000 average annual salary. Small changes will be made now that the Yankees have signed him.
Bader will receive $4,700,000 in total remuneration in 2022, which includes $4,700,000 in base pay. He has a deal with the New York Yankees that runs until 2022, and his annualized compensation is $1,652,736. Bader’s base salary with the Yankees in 2023 is estimated to be $4,700,000 with a signing bonus of $500,000, a payroll salary of $5,200,000, and an adjusted salary of $5,200,000.
Summary of Harrison Bader’s Contract and Compensation
Harrison has worked with the MLB since 2015. Let’s look at how his deal has changed since then.
Bader agreed to a $400,000 deal with the Cardinals in 2015 for his first Major League Baseball contract. And in accordance with his contract, he would earn $535,000 on average per year in 2017. Similarly, while playing for the Cardinals in 2018, Bader averaged $545,000, and in 2019, that sum increased to $578,300. In a similar vein, Bader’s contract said that he would make, on average, $590,100 in 2020.
The average salary for Bader in 2020 was $2,000,000, and it increased to $3,047,232 in 2022. Bader had a great year. On April 2, 2022, Bader agreed to a two-year, $10.4 million contract with the Cardinals. However, in order to get Jordan Montgomery, the Cardinals dealt Bader to the Yankees.
He earned an average financial rating of 244 as a center fielder and 14 as an MLB player. He is the 480th-highest paid MLB player and ranks 22 among center fielders. Based on the average yearly value of his current contract, he is also ranked 274th among MLB players, 15th among New York Yankees players, and 12th among center fielders.
An Overview of Harrison Bader’s Family
Bader was born in the Bronxville neighborhood of New York City to parents Janice and Louis.
His mother, Janice, is of Italian origin, and his father, Louis Bader, is of Jewish ancestry. The Verizon lead attorney in New York is his father.
There are additional kids in Bader’s family as well. His younger sister is called Sasha.