Chase Utley

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Full Name Chase Utley
Age 41 Years Old
Nick Name Utley
Gender Male
Famous As Baseball Player
Birth Date December 17th, 1978
Birth Place Pasadena, California

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An American former professional baseball second baseman who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for 16 seasons, primarily for the Philadelphia Phillies is named for Chase Utley. Overall, he is a six-time All-Star, won a World Series with the Phillies in 2008, and was chosen as the second baseman on the Sports Illustrated All-Decade Team for the 2000s. Moreover, he also played for the Philadelphia Phillies. He is known for his quiet understated demeanor, instead of setting an example for teammates with his exhaustive preparation in the video room and the batting cage. Finally, he is a very talented baseball player with a charming smile. 

Mac Got His Catch: Rob McElhenney Thanks Chase Utley For 'Dream Come True'

Mac of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia finally got to meet his hero, Phillies’ legend Chase Utley, and he even got that long-awaited game of catch. The Philadelphia team celebrated Chase Utley's recent retirement by having him return to throw the first pitch before the game on Friday. It's Always Sunny's creator and Mac actor Rob McElhenney was the special guest sent out to catch the ball. His jersey even read "Mac." The moment made fans misty for Mac, and was obviously huge for McElhenney as well, who called it a "dream come true." It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia Season 13 aired in 2018, and Season 14 is expected in either late 2019 or 2020. 

What is the age of Chase Utley?

Chase celebrated his 40th birthday on December 17 as of 2018.  

When and Where was Chase Utley born?

Chase was born on 17th December 1978 in Pasadena, California, the USA. His nationality is American and his ethnicity is White. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Sagittarius. He is the son of David and Terrell Utley. He also has a younger sister, Taylor Ann. He attended Polytechnic High School and later he went to the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). More information about his early life will be added soon. 

What is the birth name of Chase Utley?

Chase Cameron Utley is his birth name.

Who is Chase Utley wife?

Chase Utley is a married person. He was married to his wife Jennifer in January 2007. The couple is also blessed with two children named Benjamin and Maxwell Utley. The couple is residing in Sausalito, California as of today. The couple is living a happy life at present without any sign of disturbances. 

How much is Chase Utley's net worth and salary?

Chase Utley is considered to be one the best baseball players of his generation and during the course his career which has spanned well over a decade he signed several contracts which have increased his bank account. His latest contract is a $2 million deal he signed with the Dodgers in February 2018, thus, his base salary as of 2018 is $2 million. Overall, he is satisfied with his earnings. His major source of earning is from his baseball career.

How tall is Chase Utley?

Chase Utley is a very handsome person with a charming smile on his face. He has an athletic body build with a tall height of 1.85 m and balanced weight of 91 Kg. 

What makes Chase Utley famous?

  • Chase began his baseball career from his high school where he hit over .500 his senior year, with a slugging percentage of over 1.000 and struck out just twice in 80 at-bats.
  • He was drafted in the second round of the 1997 Major League Baseball draft by the Los Angeles Dodgers with the 76th pick but turned down an $850,000 offer by the Dodgers to attend UCLA.
  • He was drafted by the Philadelphia Phillies in the first round (15th pick) of the 2000 amateur draft.
  • He signed on 29th July 2000 for a $1,780,000 signing bonus.
  • He made his major league debut on 4th April 2003 as a pinch hitter against the Pittsburgh Pirates.
  • He was selected by the Philadelphia chapter of the Baseball Writers' Association of America as the co-recipient of the 2005 Mike Schmidt Most Valuable Player Award.
  • He was a member of Team USA in the 2006 World Baseball Classic.
  • He underwent hip surgery in November 2008.
  • He was named #6 on the Sporting News' list of the 50 greatest current players in baseball in the year 2009. 
  • He won a Fielding Bible Award for his statistically based defensive excellence in 2010. 
  • He finished the 2011 regular season having scored 54 runs, hitting safely 103 times (including 21 doubles, 6 triples, and 11 home runs), with a .259 batting average.
  • He finished 2012 with numbers very similar to 2011, hitting .256 with 11 HR and 45 RBI.
  • On 7th August 2013, it was announced that Utley and the Phillies had agreed on a two-year, $27 million contract extension with multiple vesting options.
  • He was traded to the Los Angeles Dodgers in exchange for Darnell Sweeney and John Richy on 19th August 2015. 
  • In December 2015, he re-signed with the Dodgers on a one-year, $7 million, contract
  • He scored his 1,000th career run on 22nd June 2016 against the Washington Nationals. 
  • He was also honored with the 2016 Roy Campanella Award.
  • He signed a one-year, $2 million, contract to return to the Dodgers on February 2017. 
  • He recorded his 1,000th career RBI with a double off Neftalí Feliz of the Kansas City Royals on July 7.
  • He re-signed with the Dodgers for two years and $2 million on 17th February 2018.
  • He announced his intention to retire after the conclusion of the 2018 season on 13th July 2018. 
  • On 30th September 2018, he played his final MLB game.