Kent Hrbek Net Worth

Kent Hrbek is a professional baseball player for the Minnesota Twins. He has a net worth of at least $5 million. However, he expects his net worth to increase in the years to come.

Hrbek started his career in the minor leagues, playing for the Elizabethton Twins of the Appalachian Rookie League. After a year in the minors, he was drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 17th round of the 1978 MLB Draft.

In his first major league game, Kent Hrbek hit a home run against the New York Yankees. The home run was the first of his career. It was also a game-winning home run in the 12th inning of a game against the New York reliever Ken Dayley.

While playing for the Twins, Kent Hrbek worked his way up the organization. In 1990, he signed a five-year contract for $14 million. This contract ended in 1994. At the time of his retirement, he had amassed a total salary of almost $20 million.

Kent Hrbek was a key member of the 1987 and 1991 World Series teams. He batted in a dozen runs during the postseason. He had three home runs during the 1991 series. During the 1987 series, he hit a home run against Ken Dayley in Game Six. Throughout his career, Hrbek racked up 111 RBIs.

As a spokesman for the ALS Association, Kent Hrbek has raised awareness for ALS in the Twin Cities. He has hosted an annual golf tournament in Minnesota to raise money for research. Among the awards he’s received for his efforts include the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award.

Before his MLB career, Kent Hrbek played for Kennedy High School in Bloomington, Minnesota. A year later, he played for the Visalia Oaks of the California League. During his time in the minors, Kent Hrbek hit 47 home runs. When he was drafted, he was considered a pro prospect. His father, Ed, died of ALS in 1982. Despite his early success, Kent Hrbek was frequently injured during his career.

Besides his baseball career, Kent Hrbek has also worked as an unofficial consultant for the movie, Little Big League. He served as a spokesman for the ALS association, and his wife, Jeanie, is an honorary co-chair of the association.

Kent Hrbek is a devoted family man who has an interest in fishing. He also enjoys fishing tournaments and has been known to compete in various tournaments in the Minnesota area. Additionally, Kent Hrbek is a part of the Black Woods Blizzard Tour, which is a snowmobile tour to help raise money for ALS research.

He has a lot of fans and has earned a place on the list of famous athletes born in the United States. Kent Hrbek also has a restaurant at Target Field named after him. In addition, Kent Hrbek has been a fixture in the local media, appearing on FOX 9 from 2004 to 2010. He is currently an outdoor sports producer for the station.