Anthony Bass

Anthony Bass is a Major League Baseball pitcher who currently plays for the Toronto Blue Jays (MLB). He has previously played for the San Diego Padres, the Houston Astros, the Texas Rangers, the Seattle Mariners, and the Chicago Cubs.

Bass, who was born on November 1, 1987, also played for the Nippon Professional Baseball team Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters. He also finished his collegiate career with Wayne State University.

Anthony Bass’s Salary and Earnings

Anthony Bass is currently signed to a $1.5 million contract with the Toronto Blue Jays, with $1.5 million guaranteed and an annual average salary of $1.5 million. He will earn a yearly salary of $1,500,000 in 2020, for a total salary of $1,500,000. The team’s highest-paid roosters are Hyun-Jin Ryu, Randal Grichuk, and Tanner Roark.

In addition, he played for other MLB teams, earning millions of dollars. During his seven-year MLB career, he earned a total of $3.2 million in earnings. In addition, as of 2020, his annual salary is $555,000.

Anthony Bass’s net worth is estimated to be $2 million as of 2020.

Status of Relationship: Married

Sydney Rae James is Anthony Bass’s wife. On January 27, 2017, the couple married at Flora Farms in San Jose Del Cabo. The bride looked stunning in a strapless, white mermaid-style gown and danced with her new husband under twinkle lights at the wedding.

Anthony and Sydney dated for six months before Bass proposed to her in February 2016 during a scenic hike in Phoenix, Arizona. Bass’ sister first introduced the couple after seeing Sydney on Jessie and Eric’s reality show several years ago.

The couple welcomed their first child, a premature daughter named Brooklyn Rae, on September 4, 2017.

Anthony Bass
Caption: Anthony Bass’s wife Sydney Rae James (source: The Knot News)

Education & Family

Anthony Bass was born in Dearborn, Michigan to Linda and Ed Bass. He is an American national with a white ethnic background.

Bass attended Trenton High School in Trenton, Michigan. He attended Wayne State University after graduation, where he played college baseball for the Wayne State Warriors.


Bass was drafted by the San Diego Padres in the 2008 MLB draft, but he made his major league debut on June 13, 2011. He was traded to the Houston Astros on December 11, 2013.

On December 11, 2014, he signed a minor league contract with the Texas Rangers. He also spent the 2015 and 2016 seasons with the Hokkaido Nippon-Ham Fighters before returning to the Texas Rangers.

Bass signed a minor league contract with the Chicago Cubs on December 20, 2017.  He signed a minor league contract with the Cincinnati Reds on December 30, 2018. Bass signed a major league contract with the Seattle Mariners on May 21, 2019.

Anthony Bass
Caption: Anthony Bass (source: ESPN)

Quick facts:

  • Birth Name: Anthony Edward Bass
  • Birth Place: Dearborn, Michigan
  • Famous Name: Anthony Bass
  • Father: Ed Bass
  • Mother: Linda Bass
  • Net Worth: $2 Million
  • Salary: $1.5 Million
  • Nationality: American
  • Ethnicity: White
  • Currently Married: Yes
  • Married to: Sydney Rae James m. 2017
  • Children: 1


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