Charlie Haeger was an American professional baseball player who played for teams like Chicago White Sox, San Diego Padres, and Los Angeles Dodgers of MLB. Charlie Haeger net worth before his death is estimated to be around $1 million.
Haeger was born on September 19, 1983, in Livonia, Michigan. He went to Detroit Catholic Central High School in Michigan where he started playing baseball. He was named to the All-Catholic team as a senior having recording 1.88 ERA and 101 strikeouts. Haeger was also the winning pitcher in the State Championship game as a sophomore.
In 2001, Haeger was selected in the 25th round of the 2001 MLB draft by the Chicago White Sox. He made his professional debut with the AZL White Sox. After that, he decided to halt his baseball career for a short time and pursue a career in golf. However, he returned back in 2004.
Haeger’s professional MLB debut came on May 10, 2006, against the Los Angeles Angels. He started in only seven games for the Sox have spent most of the season with the Charlotte Knights. In 2008, he was waived by the San Diego Padres. He made just four appearances for the Padres until he was transferred to Los Angeles Dodgers.
With the Los Angeles Dodgers, he signed a minor contract in 2009. He played in six games during his first season with the Dodgers. In 2010, he began the season as the 5th starter in the Dodgers rotation. He gathered a 0-4 record and 8.40 ERA in 9 appearances. In November 2009, he signed a minor league contract with the Seattle Mariners and finally ended his baseball career playing with the Boston Red Sox till the 2011 season.
On October 3, 2020, Haeger was found dead from a self-inflicted gunshot wound in the Grand Canyon. He is also the suspect in the shooting death of his 34-year-old ex-girlfriend Danielle Breed, the previous day.