David Dellucci is a well-known ex-Major League Baseball outfielder.
Dellucci has won the World Series of 2001 along with Arizona Diamondbacks, leaving behind the New York Yankees.
Dellucci’s birth name is David Michael Dellucci, born on 31st October 1973 in the city Baton Rouge located in Louisiana in 1973. Dellucci excelled in both football and baseball and earned team’s valuable honors in both of the genres as well as won the All-State honors intended for baseball.
As a high school senior, he also won the award for the Catholic High Man of the Year. Later he was introduced as a Grizzly Great into the Catholic High School Hall of Fame.
Dellucci got his graduation completed from the Catholic High School which is situated in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. After that, he joined college and played at the Mississippi University where All South-eastern Conference or SEC selection took place. There he got rewarded with All American status award by setting 10 records for school and further, became the winner of the SEC title of batting. Dellucci then got named as the Athlete of the Year at the event of Ole Miss. He also got his selection done at Ole Miss in ‘M Club’ a year later and got further entitled as one of the greatest Athletes in the history of Ole Miss among 50 superb athletes.
Though Dellucci was a great player since his college days, MLB viewed him as a mere outfielder who was a meager position as compared to his amazing talent amongst the pool of other great players during 95s.
As a consequence, Dellucci could reach only to the 10th round and then got chosen by the Baltimore Orioles during the initial year player draft. He got his first ever Major League recorded against the Brewers’ Cal Eldred in a road game. He also got his selection done by the Arizona Diamondbacks while performing for the Phoenix Desert Dogs in the Arizona Fall League as the Expansion Draft of MLB.
He then got engaged into major baseball leagues and won many awards. Further, he became successful by being the best pinch hitter as well as a utility player.
He also got involved in a contract with the Texas Rangers where he worked as a free agent. 2005 can be considered Dellucci’s one of the best years professionally as he made great scores throughout the year, one of them is the achievement of the second position in the Ranger History.
David Dellucci is married to Rachel Reynolds and is a father of a lovely daughter. Dellucci is a hunter by hobby and therefore, engages himself into hunting whenever he acquires free time, during his gaming off-season. He has a pure heart and is pretty generous which can be understood by his participation in all the charity works which he did throughout his career.
He is engaged with charities like children with AIDS Foundation, Easter Seals, Make a Wish and much more.
He also got his own charity formed right after hurricane Katrina hit. He made great efforts for providing relief funds for the people affected by the disaster. He named his foundation Dellucci’s Dream Foundation which currently provides baseball camps as well as clinics absolutely for free for the girls and boys thriving in Louisiana.
He also provides great support for a number of armed service members, both retired and the current employers through his own charity foundation.
Full name: David Michael Dellucci
Date of birth: October 31, 1973
Birthplace: Baton Rouge, Louisiana, USA
Age: 44 years
Height: 5 feet 11 inches (1.8 m)
Weight: 93 Kg (205 lbs)
Net worth: $850,000