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Nelson Figueroa was born on 18 May, 1974 in Brooklyn, New York, United States. Discover Nelson Figueroa's Biography, Age, Height, Physical Stats, Dating/Affairs, Family and career updates. Learn How rich is He in this year and how He spends money? Also learn how He earned most of networth at the age of 46 years old?

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Age 47 years old
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Born 18 May 1974
Birthday 18 May
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Nationality United States

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Nelson Figueroa Height, Weight & Measurements

At 47 years old, Nelson Figueroa height is 1.85 m and Weight 83 kg.

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Height 1.85 m
Weight 83 kg
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Who Is Nelson Figueroa's Wife?

His wife is Alisa Albert Figueroa (m. 2000)

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Wife Alisa Albert Figueroa (m. 2000)
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Nelson Figueroa Net Worth

His net worth has been growing significantly in 2020-2021. So, how much is Nelson Figueroa worth at the age of 47 years old? Nelson Figueroa’s income source is mostly from being a successful . He is from United States. We have estimated Nelson Figueroa's net worth, money, salary, income, and assets.

Net Worth in 2021 $1 Million - $5 Million
Salary in 2020 Under Review
Net Worth in 2019 Pending
Salary in 2019 Under Review
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On February 16, 2015, SNY announced that Figueroa would replace Bob Ojeda as the pre/post-game analyst for their Mets broadcasts. On June 1, 2019, SNY announced that it had fired Figueroa.


Figueroa again signed with Taiwan's Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions in mid-2013. Figueroa had a brief but successful stint with the Lions in 2007, during which he was voted the MVP of Taiwan Series.

Figueroa played as a pitcher for the Puerto Rican national team in the 2013 World Baseball Classic where he won a silver medal. Following the conclusion of the tournament, which was won by Dominican Republic upon beating Puerto Rico in the final, Figueroa was named to the 2013 All-World Baseball Classic team.


Figueroa signed a minor league contract with the Toronto Blue Jays on January 19, 2012. He was released by the Blue Jays on March 31, 2012.

He signed a minor league contract with the New York Yankees on April 17, 2012. He was released on July 19.

Figueroa signed a minor league contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks on December 21, 2012. He was released on April 26, 2013.


On August 23, 2011, Figueroa signed a minor league contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates and was assigned to the Triple-A Indianapolis Indians.


On April 7, 2010, the Phillies claimed Figueroa off waivers for use in the role of long reliever. On May 31, the Phillies designated him for assignment, and he accepted outright assignment to Triple-A Lehigh Valley. On June 24, he was called up when Chad Durbin was placed on the DL, and was then designated for assignment again in July.

Figueroa was claimed by the Astros on July 21, 2010. He was designated for assignment on May 9, 2011. He was released on August 18, 2011.


In the 2009 Venezuelan Winter league round robin, he pitched for Cardenales de Lara (Lara's Cardinals) and pitched a no hit no run for nine innings but the game was still 0-0, he came again in the 10th and gave up a hit, ending the streak. Cardenales won in 10 innings, 1-0. Figueroa was the winning pitcher.

Nelson was called up on April 19, 2009, to start against the Brewers in place of injured Mike Pelfrey, and was designated for assignment following the game. On April 25, 2009, he re-signed with the Mets and was assigned to Triple-A Buffalo.

On October 4, 2009, the last day of the 2009 MLB regular season, Figueroa tossed a four-hitter and struck out seven batters for the first complete game and shutout (4-0) of his major league baseball career. It was also the first complete game shutout ever thrown by a Mets pitcher at Citi Field. He had a 2-run triple against the Cardinals on August 5, 2009. He became the first pitcher to hit a triple since Orlando Hernández in 2006.

During the second game played against the United States, Figueroa then 38 years old, was the starting pitcher and allowed just two hits in six scoreless innings. Until this win, his best game had been a four-hit shutout for the Mets on the final day of the 2009 season. Puerto Rico won the game 4-3 and eliminated the United States with the result.


In his return to Major League Baseball on April 11, 2008, Figueroa had his first start with the New York Mets. He pitched 6 innings, allowed 2 hits, walked two and struck out 6, getting credit for the victory with the Mets going on to win 4-2. In attendance was his family, who cheered him on from Mets closer Billy Wagner's suite. On May 13, 2008, he along with reliever Jorge Sosa was designated for assignment to make room for activated reliever Matt Wise. He was eventually sent outright to the minors. Figueroa was brought back to the Mets on August 27, spending September as a member of the Mets' bullpen. On December 3, he was re-signed by the New York Mets to a minor league contract.


In 2007, he signed with Dorados de Chihuahua of the Mexican League. Figueroa went to Taiwan in September 2007 as a late season addition to the Uni-President Lions of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL). He started 4 games for the Lions, won them all, had 8 walks and 21 strikeouts in 30 innings, had an ERA of 3.00, and helped the Lions secure the wild-card spot in the playoff series.

In the 2007 Taiwan Series CPBL championship series against the La New Bears, Figueroa started in three games, the first, fourth, and seventh games, and won them all. He was selected as the series MVP and now holds the record in the Taiwan Series history as the starting pitcher with the most games won.


He signed a minor league contract with the Washington Nationals early in 2006 and spent the season pitching for the Triple-A New Orleans Zephyrs, where he posted a 4.38 ERA in 76 innings of work.


After a brief stint with the Pirates in 2004, Figueroa spent 2005 rehabilitating a torn rotator cuff that he had played with during the previous season.


He then signed as a free agent with the Pittsburgh Pirates on January 6, 2003. Figueroa spent most of the 2003 season pitching for the Nashville Sounds, the AAA affiliate of the Pirates. He was promoted late in the season and went 2-1 with a 3.31 ERA for Pittsburgh.


The right-hander was claimed off waivers on October 11, 2002, by the Milwaukee Brewers. Figueroa spent one season in Milwaukee where he regressed to a 1-7 record and 5.03 ERA.


In 2001, Figueroa tossed 89 innings for the Phillies and finished the season with a 4-5 record and 3.94 ERA.


Figueroa made his major league debut with the Diamondbacks during the 2000 season, becoming the first Brandeis University alumnus to reach the major leagues. Figueroa started in three games that year and compiled an 0-1 record and a 7.47 ERA. On July 26, 2000, Figueroa was traded with Vicente Padilla, Travis Lee, and Omar Daal to the Philadelphia Phillies for Curt Schilling. Figueroa spent the rest of the 2000 season pitching for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons of the International League (AAA), compiling a record of 4-3 and an ERA of 3.78.


Nelson Figueroa Otero attended Brandeis University from 1992–1995 where he pitched for three years and earned a bachelor's degree in American Studies. In 1994, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Wareham Gatemen of the Cape Cod Baseball League. He was drafted 833rd overall by the New York Mets in the 30th round of the 1995 Major League Baseball draft. The Mets traded Figueroa with outfielder Bernard Gilkey to the Arizona Diamondbacks in 1998 for Jorge Fábregas, Willie Blair and cash considerations.


Nelson Figueroa, Jr. (born May 18, 1974), is an American former professional baseball pitcher, and a former post-game studio analyst for New York Mets broadcasts. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Philadelphia Phillies, Milwaukee Brewers, Pittsburgh Pirates, Mets, and Houston Astros. Figueroa also played for the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions of the Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL). He featured a fastball topping out at 91 mph, slider, curveball, changeup, and a splitter.