Know About Charlie Morton; Stats, Contract, Wife, Height, Rays, Age

Published Date: 21 Apr, 2019 Updated date: 23 Apr, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Born as Charles Alfred Morton IV, the pitcher age 35 has played for five different MLB teams. Similarly, the father of four from his impressive stats in every other side has reached a new height in MLB history.

American professional baseball player Charlie Morton plays for MLB team Tampa Bay Rays. The pitcher is the 2018 All-Star champion and is the 2017 World Series Champion.

Charlie Morton Bio & Family

The Rays player was born on 12 November 1983 in Flemington, New Jersey. His father Chip Morton was a former Penn State basketball while his mother, Jeanne was an accountant. Charlie went to Joel Barlow High School in Redding, Connecticut to complete his graduation in 2002. During the time, his career as pitcher commenced.

Charlie stands at the height of 6 feet 4 inches (1.95 m) and weighs around 107 kg.

Career & Net Worth

The 35-year-old professional career leaped after Atlanta Braves selected him in the third round, with the 95th overall selection at the 2002 MLB draft. Almost eight seasons later, he was traded to Pittsburgh Pirates on 3 June 2009. Charlie played nearly every season with Pirates until the team traded him in exchange for David Whitehead to Philadelphia Phillies on 12 December 2015.

Charlie Morton playing stats (Picture: ESPN)

After a year with Phillies, the Houston Astors signed him for a two-year contract worth $14 on 16 November 2016. Charlie had two successful seasons with Astors; he went to Rays agreeing on a two-year deal worth $30 million on 21 December 2018.

Charlie’s Wife & Their Children

Charlie and his wife, Cindy Morton dated five long years before tying the knot in 2012. Three years post their marriage; the pair welcomed their first child as a baby boy named Charles Alfred Morton V in 2015.

Besides Charles, the couple has three children including the youngest child born as a daughter in September 2018.

Some Interesting Facts About Charlie Morton

  • Earlier, Charlie attended numerous ballgames at Yankee Stadium. The two legendary baseball player that he idolizes are Derek Jeter, age 44 and Roger Clemens, age 56.
  • Despite his busy schedule playing for the Rays, Charlie has always managed his time to be with his significant other and their four kids.
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