Michael Christopher Callaway who is popular as Mickey Callaway is a famous American professional baseball manager. The athletic enthusiast was born on May 13, 1975, which makes Mickey Callaway age be 43 years old as of now. At present, Callaway is serving as the manager for the team New York Mets of Major League Baseball since October 23, 2017. He is a married man and currently resides with his wife and family members in the United States.
Early Life and Education
The baseball manager was born as Michael Christopher Callaway in 1975. His birthplace is in Memphis, Tennessee. He started playing basketball and baseball after attending Germantown High School. Blessed with a tall height, he could easily dunk an official ball. During the 16th round of the 1993 Major League Baseball Draft, he was drafted out of high school by the San Francisco Giants. For pursuing higher education, Mickey attended the University of Mississippi. While being there, he played for the Ole Miss Rebels.
Career and Professional Life
Callaway initiated his professional athletic career from his school days. During the seventh round of the 1996 Major League Baseball draft, he was selected by the Tampa Bay Devil Rays based in St. Petersburg, Florida. At the age of 24, he made his first major league debut. During his first major match, he pitched for total 6 innings for the win.
In 2002, the Tampa Bay Devil Rays traded Mickey for minor leaguer Wilmy Caceres to the Anaheim Angels. For the 2002 season, he was the fifth starter at the end for the team as his teammate Aaron Sele encountered a shoulder injury. His performance was very amazing that supported the Angels to earn a World Series ring.
By the end of 2003, he was released by the Angels and was selected by the Texas Rangers. He ended his major league career in 2004 by playing for the Texas Rangers. In 2005, Mickey played in the KBO League for the Hyundai Unicorns. He successfully became the two-time league All-Star.
In 2007, he got an elbow injury which sidelined the professional baseball star. Later, he started contributing to the Texas A&M International University as its Head Coach. In 2008, Mickey started coaching Laredo Broncos of independent United League Baseball. In 2010, he joined Cleveland Indians organization where he served as the pitching coach for the Lake County Captains. Later, he was appointed by the Carolina League runner-up Kinston Indians as its pitching coach. He also served the Cleveland Indians as well. The manager of the Indians stated that Mickey was the reason that went to the World Series after getting defeated in 7 games by the Cubs.
Callaway became the new manager of the New York Mets on October 23, 2017. Before Callaway, the team was managed by Terry Collins.
Mickey Callaway’s wife name is Anna Callaway. The American baseball team manager has maintained his personal profile details as far as much as possible. The beautiful couple is blessed with two daughters named Madeline and Catherine. The family of four is living a joyous life. Also, Callaway has always been loyal to his wife and no rumors regarding extramarital affair from Mickey has been heard.
5 feet and 10 inches tall Mickey Callaway has a perfect athletic. He is highly focused on maintaining his diet plan following a regular workout routine. He has been an influencing personality for newcomers and rising athletes.
Salary and Net worth
According to some wiki sites, Michael Callaway has an estimated net worth of 800,000 USD as of 2018. Talking about his salary, he used to earn 300,000 USD in 2003 from the contract. You can predict his earnings from the fact that median pay during the Major League Baseball is about 3 million annually where top baseball athlete earns 25 million USD annually. Callaway must be rewarded with an impressive remuneration for his role in the New York Mets.
Wiki and Facts
Callaway’s profile is prepared by most of the wiki sites including Wikipedia. His athletic stats can easily be extracted from the internet. When it comes to state his ethnicity, Callaway belongs to the white background carrying American citizenship. Seems like Callaway is not interested in wasting time hanging unnecessarily on social media accounts. His Twitter profile is reachable @metsmanager but we are unaware of its official verification.