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Scott Hatteberg is an ex-baseball player in the USA. His persona was depicted in ‘Moneyball’ starring Brad Pitt. He has performed for Boston Red Sox, Oakland Athletics, and Cincinnati Reds during his MLB career, covering the years from 1995 to 2008. Scott Hatteberg attended the Washington State University before his major league career, where he played Cougars collegiate baseball.

Quick Info
Full NameScott Allen Hatteberg
Date of BirthDecember 14, 1969
Place of BirthSalem, Polk County, Oregon
EducationEisenhower High School, Yakima,
Washington State University
Height6 feet (182.88 cm)
Weight96 kg (211 lbs)
Hair ColorDark Brown
Eye ColorGray
Marital StatusMarried to Elizabeth Hatteberg
ChildrensLauren Hatteberg, Sophia Hatteberg, and Ella Hatteberg
ProfessionBaseball Player
PositionFirst baseman / Catcher
Net worth$10 million

Early Life

Scott Hatteberg was born in Salem, Oregon, USA, on December 14, 1969. There is no information on him parents and siblings. In Salem, Oregon, he played Little League as a young man. He also took part in a small league in Canby, Oregon, in the same way. Also, in Yakima, Washington, he was part of the Pony League and the American Legion. The native of Salem attended Eisenhower High School in Yakima, Washington, for the first time. In 1988, he finished high school. He also was the Most Valued Player (MVP) of his high school baseball team. In addition, during his senior year, he also served as a team captain.

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Scott Hatteberg went to Pullman, Washington, Washington State University. In 1989, he was admitted to college. At the Pacific-10 Conference, he joined the Washington State Cougars, baseball team. All three years, Scott Hatteberg helped Cougar win the Pacific-10 North.

In addition, he was part of the 1989 and 1990 Alaskan Baseball Summer College. Scott Hatteberg was also a member of the Washington State Alpha Gamma Rho Brotherhood.



The Major League Baseball (MLB) debut was made by Scott Hatteberg on 19 September 1995. In the 1991 draft of June, the Boston Red Sox chose Hatteberg. He was taken in the draft by the third player. His choice was a type of exchange between Kanas City Royals and the Red Sox in Boston. Indeed, he was registered with the Red Sox to sign free Type A agent Mike Boddicker as compensation to Kansas City Royals.

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Moreover, in his following fight against the Texas Rangers, Scott Hatteberg was the only player in MLB history to play three times and hit a great slam. During his last season with the Boston Red Sox, he experienced a nerve issue in his elbow. Scott Hatteberg had to endure operations, and the injury was so bad.

A one-year contract with $950,000 in basic wages plus incentives has been inked by the Oakland Athletics Group. The trade occurred the day after Hatteberg was refused wage arbitration by the Rockies. In 2002 and 2003, Hatteberg played in the playoffs of Oakland Athletics. From 2002 to 2005, he hit 49 runs and beat 269. In addition, he dropped in 263 runs and had a baseline of 355.

On 12 February 2006, the Cincinnati Reds inked a one-year $750,000 contract with Scott Hatteberg. The Cincinnati Reds team was intended to be flexible in the first place, and Adam Dunn was supported.

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Scott Hatteberg is still known for being one of the biggest analytical players in history. Hatteberg’s baseball bat is in reality retained at the National Baseball Hall of Fame and utilized during the 2001 world records. Hatteberg kept a batting average of 273 over the course of his career with 106 home races and 527 bats.

Scott Hatteberg now acts as a baseball specialist for Oakland athletics after retirement. Sometimes in the A’s, he does the work of a teacher. However, his work is mostly concerned with scouting. In addition, in 2012 and 2013, the MBL veteran player replaced Ray Fosse in the color commentary for the Oakland Athletic on TV broadcasts.


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Personal Life

Baseball veteran Elizabeth Hatteberg, also called Bitsy, is married. She also belonged to the Moneyball book and movies. The film depicted her role as an actor named Tammy Blanchard. The couple has three kids: Lauren Hatteberg and Sophia Hatteberg.


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Net worth and Social Media

In his baseball career, the former MLB player made some money. The net worth of Scott Hatteberg is estimated at approximately $10 million. In Gig Harbour, Washington, the United States, he enjoys a comfortable life with his wife and three children. Scott Hatteberg is also active on social media. He is on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.


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