Last Updated on: June 8, 2019 by: Celebs Podium
American professional baseball pitcher Chris Sale plays for MLB team Boston Red Sox. He is the 2018 World Series Champion and the seven-time All-Star recipient between 2012 to 2018.
Chris Sale Bio & Family
The player was born as Christopher Allen Sale on 30 March 1989 in Lakeland, Florida to parents, Allen and Marla Sale. He went to Lakeland Senior High School to complete his graduation, where he also played basketball and baseball.
Chris stands a tall height of 6 feet 6 inches (1.98 m) tall and weighs around 82 kg.
Career, Stats & Salary
The 30-year-old professional career leaped after the Chicago White Sox picked him in the 13th overall selection of the 2010 MLB Draft. Three years playing for the team, he signed a five-year contract salary of $32 million including two option years. Nevertheless, after playing six long seasons, the Sox traded him to Boston Red Sox for Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Luis Alexander Basabe, and Victor Diaz on 6 December 2016.
Chris Sale MLB stats (Picture: ESPN)
Recently, the Sox star a five-year contract worth $145 million on 23 March 2019. His seven-figure salary will further increase since a part of his contract will incline him to earn $15 million in 2019.
Chris Wife & Kids
Besides a magnificent MLB stats, Chris has the most caring wife as Brianne Sale. The pair share two children where his partner delivered their first child before exchanging their wedding vows.
Chris and his wife, Brianne with their elder son in Alico Arena on 31 January 2015 (Picture: News Press)
One of the son names is Rylan while the other one was welcomed post their nuptials.
Some Interesting Facts About Chris Sale
- During his senior year at the Dreadnaughts, he got to be at the 2007 MLB draft chosen by the Colorado Rockies. Instead, he decided to attend Florida Gulf Coast University.
- Chris got the fortune to play under the guidance of Dave Tollett, the head coach of Florida Gulf Coast Eagles baseball team.
- The player changed his jersey number from 49 to 41 to honor Tim Wakefield.