Michael Timothy Shildt is an American baseball manager know all about Mike Shildt Family, Net Worth, Parents, Wife and More in this article.
Mike Shildt Wiki
|Birthdate ( Age)||9 August 1968|
|Place of Birth||Charlotte, North Carolina, United States|
|Parents||Name Not Known|
|Education||University of North Carolina|
|Profession||American baseball manager|
|Net Worth||$2 Million|
Michael Timothy Shildt is an American baseball manager. Shildt became the manager of the Johnson City Cardinals, the Cardinals Short Season A affiliate, in 2009, along with his scouting duties.
The 2019 Cardinals advanced to the National League Championship Series. The 2020 and 2021 seasons both ended in losses at the National League Wild Card Game. Shildt was dismissed as Cardinals manager on October 14, 2021.
Mike Shildt Family, Parents
Mike Shildt was Born in Charlotte, North Carolina, Shildt played high school baseball at Olympic High School and college baseball for University of North Carolina (UNC) Asheville Bulldogs.
After his playing career ended as he “couldn’t hit a curve ball”, Shildt became a coach at West Charlotte High School where he helped bring the baseball team their first winning season in 20 years.
After leaving the high school, Shildt was hired by UNC Charlotte to become an assistant coach for the Charlotte 49ers baseball team.
Mike Shildt Wife, Children
Mike Shildt married his long-time fiancee, Michele Segrave, March 6, 2020, in Jupiter, Florida. Mike and Michele got married just about one and a half years ago, on March 6, 2020, in Jupiter, Florida.
However, he was engaged to her for quite a long time before they got married. They also have 2 children together, both daughters, and one of her daughters Laura Grace Segrave was born just a couple of months after their wedding.
Mike Shildt Net Worth
Michael Timothy Shildt is an American baseball manager has an estimated Net Worth around $ 2 Million in 2022.
Shildt started his Major League Baseball career as an associate scout with the league for three seasons.He moved on to the Cardinals organization, working as the area scout for North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.
On a recommendation from future Cardinals general manager John Mozeliak , Shildt began his minor league coaching career as a part-time coach. Shildt was sent to the Cardinals’ Single-A affiliate in the New York–Penn League.
He was a part-time coach during 2004 and 2005, while continuing his scouting duties. He was promoted to a full-time coaching position in 2006, and kept coaching with the single A affiliate until the 2007 season.
In 2008, Shildt coordinated the Cardinals’ minor league spring training workout camp.Afterwards he became the hitting coach for the Johnson City Cardinals for the 2008 season.
Johnson City repeated as league champions in 2011 under Shildt.It was the first time that Johnson City clinched two consecutive league championships since 1975–1976.Shildt managed the Springfield Cardinals (AA) for three seasons. Shildt guided Springfield to its first Texas League Championship before being recognized as Baseball America’s Team of the Year in 2012.
Following two seasons as the manager for the Memphis Redbirds (AAA), Shildt was again promoted in 2017, this time to the MLB team, as the quality control coach.
After a rough start to the 2017 season, third base coach Chris Maloney was reassigned in the organization, and Shildt became the full-time Cardinals third base coach for the rest of the 2017 season. When José Oquendo was brought back for the 2018 season to be the St. Louis Cardinals third base coach, Shildt became the team’s bench coach for the 2018 season.
During the 2021 season, the Cardinals won 17 games in a row, longest in franchise history.They clinched the second Wild Card spot, but lost in the National League Wild Card Game on a two out, two-run, walk-off home run in the bottom of the ninth inning.On October 14, 2021, Shildt was fired by the Cardinals due to “philosophical differences.”
Why Mike Shildt fired
Cardinals president of baseball operations John Mozeliak cited “philosophical differences” to explain Shildt’s dismissal. He declined to expand on those differences, saying the move was “something that popped up recently.”Mozeliak noted that Shildt was heading into the final year of his contract but said that wasn’t the sole reason for parting ways. Shildt had signed a three-year extension after the 2019 season.