Know About Rich Hill; Net Worth, Wife, Contract, Dodgers, Age, Son, Height

Published Date: 24 Dec, 2019 Updated date: 24 Dec, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Rich Hill, age 39, and his wife’s arrest news is all over the internet podiums. The incident occurred just three days before the 2019 Christmas eve when they violated the NFL policy as an audience.

American professional baseball pitcher Rich Hill is a free agent now. The former Los Angeles Dodgers star played college baseball for the Michigan Wolverines.

Rich Hill Bio & Family

The player was born as Richard Joseph Hill on 11 March 1980 in Milton, Massachusetts, to parents, Lloyd Hill Sr. and Peggy Hill. Besides parents, his family member includes his brothers, John and Larry Hill. Rich went to Milton High School.

He stands at the height of 6 feet 5 inches (1.96 m) tall and weighs around 99 kg.

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Career & Net Worth

The 39-year-old’s net worth should cross million dollar figures. In the 2002 MLB draft, the Chicago Cubs picked him, and sometime later, he signed an alluring contract on 10 July. After playing minor leagues for almost three years, he got the fortune to be part of the Cubs team from 2005 to 2008. In 2009, he went to Baltimore Orioles and then from 2010 to 2012, got into the Boston Red Sox.

Rich Hill pitching stats (Picture: ESPN)

A season later, the Cleveland Indians signed him in 2013. Likewise, the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim and New York Yankees picked him in 2014. Surprisingly, Rich returned to Sox in 2015 and went to Oakland Athletics in 2016. He had signed a year contract with Athletics on 17 November 2015 worth $6 million.

From the 2016 season, he allied with the Dodgers. On 5 December 2016, he and the team agreed-upon a three-year contract worth $48 million. However, for now, after the 2019 end, he is a free agent.

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Rich’s Wife & Their Recent Arrest News!

The athlete and his wife Caitlin McClellan exchanged their wedding vows on 11 November 2007. The couple shared two sons, Brice and Brooks. Sadly, the younger one, Brooks, died in February 2014, aged two months, of lissencephaly and congenital nephrotic syndrome.

Rich Hill with wife Caitlin McClellan at the 5th Annual Blue Diamond Foundation on 12 June 2019 in Los Angeles, California (Picture: Zimbio)

Recently, the player got arrested on 21 December 2019. The reason was disorderly conduct and resisting arrest during New England Patriots game at Gillette Stadium. Rich allegedly tried to stop police from putting his wife under arrest when they attempted to enter the stadium multiple times with an oversized bag in violation of the NFL‘s stringent bag rules.

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Some Interesting Facts About Rich Hill

  • During the 1996 MLB draft, the Cincinnati Reds picked him, but he chose to play college baseball for the Michigan Wolverines.
  • Rich played collegiate summer baseball for the Chatham A’s of the Cape Cod Baseball League from 2000 to 2001.
  • The player is a natural right-handed thrower but was converted to lefty by his brother.
  • After the arrest, Hill and his wife were charged a total fine of $1,000.
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