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    Billy Beane: Age, Wife, Net Worth, Salary, Family, Wiki 2024.

    Who is Billy Beane?

    William Lamar Beane III is an American former professional baseball player and front-office executive. Billy Beane is the senior advisor and the minority owner of the Oakland Athletics of Major League Baseball. Billy is formerly the executive vice president of the baseball league.

    He owns the soccer club Barnsley of the EFL League One in England. Secondly owns AZ Alkmaar of the Eredivisie in MLB in the Netherlands. From 1984 to 1989, he was an outfielder for the New York Met, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Oakland Athletics.

    In 1990, he joined Athletics as front officer and after the 1997 season, Billy was promoted to general manager. After the 2015 season, he became the executive vice president.

    Early life

    William Lamar Beane III was born on March 29th, 1962 in May Port, located between Florida and San Diego, California. He was born in a military family as his father was a naval officer who taught him to pitch while playing baseball.

    He holds American nationality and believes in Christian Religion while his zodiac sign is Aries.

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    Education

    Billy started his early education by attending Mt. Carmel High School in San Diego. During his school, he became the best player in baseball, football, and basketball. Through his playing skills, his high school coach added him to the baseball team of the school.

    Beane played his first freshman season and his batting average of .501 was calculated in this match. Later on, during the last of high school, his batting average dropped to 300.

    Billy Beane joined Stanford University through a baseball-football scholarship. He completed his graduation in the major of economics. After graduation, he enrolled in Forgo College so that he could enter the MLB Draft in soccer.

    BIO/WIKI

    Full NameWilliam Lamar Beane
    Famous asBilly Beane
    Birth DateMarch 29th 1962
    Billy Beane Age 62 years old
    BirthplaceMayport, Florida, California
    Billy Beane Wife
    • Cathy Sturdivant (x-Wife)
    • Tara Beane (Second Wife)
    Children
    • Casey Beane (Daughter of Cathy Sturdivant)
    • Brayden Beane (Son of Tara Beane)
    • Tinsley Beane ( Daughter of Tara Beane)
    EducationGraduated from Stanford University
    ReligionChristianity
    NationalityAmerican
    EthnicityWhite
    SexualityStraight
    Zodiac SignAries
    GenderMale
    Marital StatusMarried
    Height6 feet and 4 inches (195cm)
    Weight88 kg or 195 lbs.
    Eye ColorGreen
    Hair ColorBlack
    ProfessionFormer Executive Vice President of Oakland Athletics
    Billy Beane’s Net Worth$20 Million
    Billy Beane Salary3 million dollars annually

    Career

    William Beane started his career as a professional baseball player. Later on, he made his participation in the sporting industry to get fame. Currently, he is serving as the front executive officer, and vice president of baseball operations. He also owns Oakland Athletics where he started athletics as a scout.

    1. Baseball career

    Billy started his career by playing baseball with the Mets and received $125K as a signing bonus. He played for Stanford University but with time he realized that his decision to play professional baseball was wrong. Instead, he was only playing for financial reasons. He started to give his lower potential in the leagues and began to falter in matches. This dropped his batting average but he still managed to win various matches. After playing several professional games for the Mets, he was transferred to the Minnesota Twins.

    In 1988, due to his bad performance, he was traded to the Detroit Tigers. He only played six games for the Tigers and became free from this team. Due to his disappointing performance, Billy chooses to be a scout. In the 1990 season, he signed with Oakland Athletics and was sent to minor leagues as a scout.

    1. Front Office Career

    Billy showed his interest in scout so Athletics gave him the job of advance scout. From 1990 to 1993, he spent his career as an advance scout.  In 1993, he was promoted to Assistant General Manager and started scouting minor league players. In 1995, the former owner of Athletics “Walter A. Haas Jr.” passed away so the new owner told Billy to cut the cost of the players for their bad performance.

    Billy and General Manager Sandy Alderson started their sabermetric system to evaluate the undervalued players. Through their analytic system, the Athletics was able to operate on a shoestring budget. By giving the lowest salaries to the players, the Athletics became in the top 5 in the overall ranking. In 1997, Beane became the General Manager of the team.

    In 2002, Billy made the Athletics win 20 games in a row making a record in baseball history. The same year, he received offers from the Boston Red Sox and he was loyal to athletics. Seeing his loyalty, the new owner made Billy the partial owner. In 2015, through his struggle, he was promoted to vice president of baseball operations.

    Personal life & Relationships

    Being a professional athletic player, he is also a family man. Billy has married twice and is the father of three children.

    • In 1989, he married his college love, Cathy Sturdivant his first wife. The couple is blessed with a daughter together. The daughter was named Casey Beane. In 1996, after spending 7 years together, they got their divorce.
    • During her career as general manager, in 1999, he married Tara Beane. The couple gave birth to two children who were twins. One was a boy named Brayden Beane and the second daughter was Tinsley Beane.

    Physical Appearance

    As of 2024, Billy is 62 years old but he seems to fit. He has kept her body in shape by doing athletics daily and having good health. Being a sportsman, he has a perfect height of 6 feet and 4 inches or 195 cm. With a good height, he also has a perfect weight of 88kg or 195lbs.

    Social media

    William Lamar Beane III is not a social media personality as he doesn’t hold any account for himself. There are various accounts made in his name but they are being used by unknown people.

    Billy Beane’s Net Worth

    As of 2024, Billy Beane is estimated to have a net worth of 20 million dollars. From the baseball profession, he signed a five-year contract with the Red Sox for 12.5 million dollars. This made him the highest-paid General Manager in sports history. In 2015, he was made Executive Vice president of Baseball Operations and is currently ranked as GM. He is earning a salary of one million dollars from this rank.

    In 2007, Billy bought the Oracle for over nine million dollars. He also served himself as a member of the Board of Directors of cloud computing company NetSuite. From 2007 to 2014, he earned 4 million dollars by serving in NetSuite.

    Billy Beane Salary

    William Beane is earning a handsome amount of salary from baseball and NetSuite. He earns a 3 million dollar salary annually from being the general manager of Oakland Athletics. He has earned most of his wealth from his baseball career and is the owner of the team.

    Billy Beane and Money Ball

    Money Ball is one of the most popular baseball films ever made. This film was released in 2011 describing the story of Billy Beane. His journey from a former player to general manager of the Oakland Athletics. Money Ball was an approach to evaluate the players through statistical analysis.

    Real Estate

    Beane is the owner of several properties in California. He owns two houses for himself which include a home in San Diego and a ranch in Danville.

    In 2002, the ranch was beside the beach and spread over 10 acres of land. Billy purchased it for 1.735 million dollars. It includes a main room, guest quarters, and a horse barn.

    In 2014, he listed his ranch for sale for over 1.895 million dollars. The house had four bedrooms, four bathrooms, and a gourmet kitchen.

    Business Ventures

    Over the years of his career, he made connections with some of the biggest managers in English football. In 2015, he became the advisor for general director Robert Eenhoorn of AZ Alkmaar. In 2017, he also purchased the shares of the English team Barnsley.

    William Beane is serving in a software company as the board of directors. He also works as a consultant during the creation of the video game “MLB Front Office Manager”.

    Billy Beane Now

    William Beane is currently the executive vice president of the baseball operation. This position was given to him in 2016.

    Interesting Facts

    • Billy Beane is currently the executive vice president of baseball operations for the Oakland Athletics, a position he has held since 2016.
    • Yes, Billy Beane played in the Major Leagues for five seasons with the New York Mets, Minnesota Twins, Detroit Tigers, and Oakland Athletics.
    • Billy Beane is also a minority owner of the Dutch soccer team AZ Alkmaar.
    • Billy Beane has supported several organizations through his philanthropy, including the Oakland Children’s Hospital, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, and the Celebrity Fight Night Foundation

    Q- What is Billy’s most significant contribution to baseball?

    A- His significant contribution was his “Moneyball” approach by which a low-budget winning team was built through analysis.

    Q- Has Billy Beane won a World Series?

    A- No, he has not won a World Series as a general manager.

    Q- Is Billy the GM of the A’s?

    A- As of 2024, he is not the general manager of the Oakland A’s. He is now the senior advisor to team managing owner John Fisher.

    Q- How long Billy Beane was GM?

    A- He has been the GM for over 16 seasons with Oakland and won six American League West titles (2000, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2012, and 2013).

    Q- When did Billy retire as GM?

    A- In 2015 he retired from GM of the organization and was promoted to executive vice president of baseball operation.

    Q- Is William Beane a successful man?

    A- He is widely known as one of the most successful executives in Major League Baseball (MLB) history.

    Q-   What does Billy Beane’s daughter do?

    A- Beane’s 13-year-old daughter Casey performed the role of Kerris Dorsey in the film “Money Ball”. She lightened her father’s mood throughout the film.

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