Casey Close is an American Sports agent who is also a former professional baseball player. Casey also played baseball during his college years for the Michigan Wolverine baseball team. He was inducted into the University of Michigan Athletic Hall of Honor in 2011. Casey Close is married to former Miss America Gretchen Carlson. He was born on October 21, 1963, in Columbus, OH. Casey Close is 58 years old as of 2022.
Early Life: Casey Close
Casey Richard Close was born on October 21, 1963, in Columbus Ohio. There is no wiki information and bio about his parents. Close graduated from Worthington High School before attending the University of Michigan on a baseball scholarship. He played for the Michigan Wolverines baseball team from 1983 to 1986. As a freshman, he hit a grand slam to help Michigan defeat Stanford and advance to the final four in the College World Series. In 1984 and 1985, Close played collegiate summer baseball for the Harwich Mariners of the Cape Cod Baseball League (CCBL). In 1984, he hit .329 with six home runs while posting a 2-0 record and a 3.19 ERA on the mound. Close was inducted into the CCBL hall of fame in 2010.
Career | Professional Baseball: Casey Close
Case Close was drafted in the 1986 MLB Draft. He was picked by the New York Yankees in the seventh round of the draft. His career as a professional baseball player was short-lived and he only played until the 1989-1990 season. During his professional plays, he played for teams such as Oneonta Yankees, Albany-Colonie Yankees, Columbus Clippers and Calgary Cannons.
He did not have an impactful career as a professional baseball player. One of his best seasons in professional baseball remains the 1989 season when he appeared in 95 games for Calgary. He ended the season with .330 batting, .503 slugging percentage, 38 extra-base hits, and 56 RBIs. Casey Close left professional plays and shifted towards being a sports agent instead. in 1992, he became part of the baseball division being associated with IMG. He became the representative of Derek Jeter in 1993 and continued to be his agent throughout his Major League Career. He left IMG in 2006 to be a part of the Creative Artists Agency. Today Close is one of the leading sports agents representing Major League Baseball players.
Body Measurements: Casey Close
Currently, he is working as a leading sports agent representing Major League Baseball players as of 2019. Casey Close height is over 6 feet 1 inch and also has over 84 kg of weight, but has well-maintained and well build up body shape and size. He also has dashing looks, which you also found from his social media accounts as well.
Close is married to Gretchen Carlson, who was selected as Miss America in 1989 and was the anchor of The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson, on the Fox News Channel. Close and Carlson live in Greenwich, Connecticut with their two children. He is a Presbyterian and teaches Sunday school with his wife. Gretchen Elizabeth Carlson (born June 21, 1966) is an American television commentator, journalist, and author. She was named one of Time Magazine’s 100 Most Influential People In The World in 2017. Carlson was the 1989 Miss America while representing her native state of Minnesota.
Casey Richard Close is an American sports agent and former college and professional baseball player. The exact net worth of Casey Close at present remains a mystery for now. However, he is one of the richest sports agent presents. He reportedly made $64.7 million in earnings in 2017 for representing some of the top baseball players. With his huge salary, his net worth is easily in the millions, but the exact number of millions is yet to be known.his estimated net worth in 2021 is $64.7 million.
Casey Close remains away from the limelight. He keeps his life very personal and private and is therefore is not active on social media. He does not has Instagram, Facebook or Twitter account.