How rich is Orel Leonard Hershiser IV?
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Orel Leonard Hershiser IV Net Worth:Orel Leonard Hershiser IV (born September 16, 1958) is an American former baseball pitcher who played 18 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1983 to 2000. He later became a broadcast color analyst and a professional poker player.After playing baseball in high school at Cherry Hill High School East and at Bowling Green State University, Hershiser was drafted by the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1979. After several years in the minor leagues, he made his major league debut with the Dodgers in 1983. During his tenure with the team, Hershiser was a three-time All-Star. Hershiser's most successful season came in 1988, when he set a major league record by pitching 59 consecutive innings without allowing a run. He helped lead the Dodgers to a championship in the 1988 World Series, and was named the National League (NL) Championship Series Most Valuable Player (MVP) and the World Series MVP. That season, he won the NL Cy Young Award and an NL Gold Glove Award. He later pitched in two more World Series and earned the American League Championship Series MVP Award. After 12 seasons with the Dodgers, Hershisher spent time with the Cleveland Indians, San Francisco Giants, and New York Mets before returning to Los Angeles for his final season. After retirement as a player, he briefly worked as a coach and team executive for the Texas Rangers before serving as a color analyst for ESPN and then the Dodgers.Known for his slight frame and fierce competitive spirit, Hershiser was nicknamed "Bulldog" by former Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda, who managed Hershiser during his time with the Dodgers.
|Birth date:||September 16, 1958|
|Birth place:||Buffalo, New York, USA|
|Height:||6' 3" (1.91 m)|
|Education:||Cherry Hill High School East, Bowling Green State University|
|Nationality:||United States of America|
|Spouse:||Dana Deaver (m. 2010), Jamie Byars (m. 1981–2005)|
|Children:||Orel Leonard Hershiser V, Jordan Hershiser, Sloane Suddeth|
|Parents:||Mildred Hershiser, Orel Leonard Hershiser III|
|Awards:||National League Cy Young Award, Sports Illustrated Sportsperson of the Year, Associated Press Male Athlete of the Year|
|Nominations:||Sports Emmy Award for Outstanding Sports Personality - Sports Event Analyst|
|TV shows:||National Heads-Up Poker Championship, Sunday Night Baseball, Baseball Tonight|