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Josh Willingham is an American former professional baseball outfielder and first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins, Kansas City Royals, and Cleveland Indians. Willingham attended Mars Hill College, where he played college baseball for the Mars Hill Lions. He was drafted by the Florida Marlins in the 17th round of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft. He made his MLB debut with the Marlins in 2004. Willingham was an All-Star in 2012, and won the Silver Slugger Award that year. He was also a two-time recipient of the MLBPAA Heart and Hustle Award. As of 2021, Josh Willingham’s net worth is estimated to be roughly $20 million.

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Age 45 years old
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Born 17 February, 1979
Birthday 17 February
Birthplace Florence, Alabama, U.S.
Nationality United States

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Josh Willingham Height, Weight & Measurements

At 45 years old, Josh Willingham height is 1.88 m and Weight 104 kg.

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Height 1.88 m
Weight 104 kg
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Who Is Josh Willingham's Wife?

His wife is Ginger Jaynes Willingham

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Josh Willingham Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2022-2023. So, how much is Josh Willingham worth at the age of 45 years old? Josh Willingham’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from United States. We have estimated Josh Willingham's net worth , money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2023 $1 Million - $5 Million
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On August 11, 2014, Willingham was traded to the Kansas City Royals for RHP Jason Adam. In September, he announced that the 2014 season would be his last. Willingham officially announced his retirement on November 24, 2014. He hit a bloop single in the 2014 American League Wild Card Game and was taken out for pinch runner Jarrod Dyson. That would turn out to be the game tying run that would send the game to extras.


Willingham was named AL Player of the Week for the week of April 9–15. Willingham hit 10-22 with 3 HR in 3 consecutive games and 4 RBI, getting a hit in every single game. Willingham singled in the 9th inning of a game on April 21, 2012 to tie Kirby Puckett's franchise record of getting a hit in the first 15 games of the season. On May 29, Willingham hit a two-out, three-run, walk-off HR against the Athletics. By mid-June, Willingham had hit 14 home runs before finishing the season with a career high 35 Willingham's home run total tied him with Bob Allison's 35 home runs in 1963 for the most by a Minnesota Twin (following their move in 1961) not named Harmon Killebrew.


On December 15, 2011, Willingham signed a 3-year deal with the Minnesota Twins worth $21 million.


On December 16, 2010, Willingham was traded to the Oakland Athletics for pitcher Henry Rodríguez and outfielder Corey Brown. His 2011 batting average of .246 was his lowest since his rookie season, but he reached career pinnacles in home runs (29) and RBIs (98). Willingham won the 2011 Catfish Hunter Award.


Willingham is married to his high school sweetheart, Ginger Jaynes Willingham. They have three sons: Rhett, Ryder, and Rogan. Josh and Ginger started a charitable foundation and fundraising golf tournament named in honor of his younger brother, Jon Willingham, who died in a car accident in 2009.


Willingham saw a reduced amount of playing time in 2008 due to a 50-game stint on the disabled list, appearing in just over 100 games as opposed to over 140 in the previous two years. His production suffered as his batting average regressed (.258) and his home run totals dipped to 15 on the season. He homered in 4 straight games for first time in career, September 21–26.

On November 11, 2008, Willingham was traded to the Washington Nationals, along with pitcher Scott Olsen for Emilio Bonifacio, Jake Smolinski, and P.J. Dean. Willingham began 2009 as the Nationals' fifth outfielder behind Adam Dunn, Elijah Dukes, Austin Kearns, and Lastings Milledge. In May, however, Kearns was sidelined with a fractured foot, giving Willingham a starting role. Dunn was eventually moved to first base and Milledge was traded for then-Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Nyjer Morgan. Willingham was very productive, proving himself worthy of the everyday left fielder position. On July 27, 2009, Willingham became the 13th player in MLB history to hit two grand slams in the same game and the 7th in MLB history to accomplish this feat in back to back innings. He ended the season with a line of .260/.367/.496 with 24 home runs and 61 RBIs. Having secured the starting left field job, Willingham was productive in the Nationals lineup in 2010. He batted 5th behind sluggers Ryan Zimmerman and Adam Dunn.


2007 proved to be another successful season for Willingham in his sophomore season. He maintained a solid batting average while hitting 21 home runs and 89 runs batted in. He became the team's regular left fielder in 2007, making just three errors in 223 total chances.


After struggling to find a fielding position for Willingham, as his advanced hitting abilities did not allow him the opportunity to develop defensively, the Marlins made Willingham their starting left-fielder during the 2006 season in wake of the Marlins's "market correction" in the 2005 offseason.

On April 4, 2006, Willingham recorded his first career multi-homer game, launching two against the Houston Astros. He ended the 2006 season with a solid line of .277/.356/.496 with 26 home runs and 74 runs batted in.


The Florida Marlins selected Willingham in the 17th round, with the 491st overall selection, of the 2000 Major League Baseball draft. He made his MLB debut on July 6, 2004, against the Pittsburgh Pirates but did not garner regular playing time until 2006.


He was born in Florence, Alabama to David and Denise Willingham where he played high school baseball and basketball at Mars Hill Bible School. Willingham attended college at the University of North Alabama. He played shortstop and was a two-time All-Gulf South Conference selection (1999, 2000) and a 2-time American Baseball Coaches Association All American. He is a member of Sigma Chi fraternity, Eta Rho Chapter.


Joshua David Willingham (born February 17, 1979) is a former American professional baseball left fielder. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Florida Marlins, Washington Nationals, Oakland Athletics, Minnesota Twins and Kansas City Royals.