Ron Villene is a former Major League Baseball left-handed reliever and current minor league coach from the United States. Ron Villone is third all-time in his career with 12 teams, behind only Octavio Dotel and Edwin Jackson, pitcher Mike Morgan and outfielder Matt Stairs.
|Date of birth||January 16, 1970|
|Age||52 years, 7 months, 26 days|
|Husband||Brooke Villone (M. 2004)|
|Net value||$6 million|
|Height||6 feet 3 inches|
|Body Measurements||Under review|
Ron Villene Biography
Ronald Thomas Villene Jr., better known as Ron Villone, was born on January 16, 1970 in Englewood, New Jersey, USA. Ron is 52 years old and has American nationality according to his date of birth.
He was born under the sign of Capricorn and his ethnicity is unknown. Apart from that, there is no information about his parents, siblings or childhood life. From his successful career, we can conclude that his parents raised him well as a child.
Ron Villene Education and Early Career
In terms of academics, he attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst and was a two-sport star, participating in baseball and football. He was a tight end when he was a football player.
He was also named to the Yankee Conference tight ends first team in 1990. He was, of course, at his best on the pitching mound. In 1991, he was named the Atlantic-10 Left-handed Pitcher of the Year.
Not only did he pitch for Team USA at the 1992 Barcelona Olympics, but he was named to the All-American team’s third-team after striking out 89 in 591 innings.
Ron Villene Height and weight
This former baseball player is 1.80 meters tall and weighs about 104 kilograms. Furthermore, he has brown eyes and black hair, and there is no information about his other body stats.
Seattle Mariners fielded Ron Villone in 14th overall in 1992. He improved his bargaining position while playing for the Cape Cod Braves. Mariners sent him to Advanced-A Riverside in 1993. In 8313 innings, he allowed 74 hits, 62 walks and 82 strikeouts.
His walks per nine innings pitched and hits allowed per innings pitched decreased in Jacksonville. His strikeouts per nine innings pitched rose to 9.33. In 1994, he went 6-7 with a 3.86 ERA for Jacksonville.
He threw 7,913 innings, struckout 43, walked 19 and gave up 56 hits. In 1994, he had eight saves, despite not being the closer. Seattle promoted him to AAA Tacoma for the 1995 season after his great 1994.
On April 28, 1995, he pitched a scoreless ninth inning. First strikeout of his career against Tigers-pitcher Travis Fryman. In 1994, he saved 13 games and struckout 43 batters in 22 innings for the Seattle Mariners.
Greg Keagle and Andy Benes were traded to San Diego by Woody Woodward on July 31, 1995. Ron went 2-1 with a 4.21 ERA for the Padres.
He threw 2,523 innings for 24 hits, 11 walks and 37 strikeouts. He started 1996 with San Diego AAA Las Vegas. San Diego noticed its dominance potential.
He was 1-1 in 21 games for the Padres with a 2.95 ERA. 1,813 innings pitched, 17 hits, 7 walks, 19 strikeouts. San Diego traded Ron Villone to Milwaukee on July 31, 1996. He was 1-0 with a 3.28 ERA in 23 games for Milwaukee. In 50 games in 1997, he gave up 54 basehits and 36 walks. The second year in a row, he retired less than one batter per inning.
He threw 14,223 innings in 29 games (22 starts) in 1999 and had earned an average of 5.56.
He was also awarded free agency on October 29, 2002. He threw 93 innings (seven starts) in 45 games, giving up 95 hits, 34 walks and 55 strikeouts. In November 2003 he decided to test the free agent market again. In 2004, he signed a one-year deal with the Seattle Mariners. Ron went 2-3 with an earned run of 2.45 in 2005.
He also played for the New York Yankees, St. Louis Cardinals and New York Mets. He will become the pitching coach of the Iowa Cubs in 2021.
Ron Villene net worth in 2022
He has a large fan base as a retired baseball player and coach. Despite playing for so many years and spending so much time on the baseball field, he has not received any major awards or recognition.
He has earned well in his profession playing for several franchises and coaching for others. His net worth is estimated at about $6 million in 2022.
Ron Villone Wife, Marriage
He is married to Brooke, whom he married in 2004. The couple has three children from their marriage: Megan, Ronald Thomas III and Sofia Francesca. In addition, his wife was featured in the VH1 reality show “Baseball Wives,” which debuted in 2011.