Dexter Fowler, a veteran Major League Baseball outfielder, has announced his retirement from professional baseball through an Instagram post.
Fowler reflected on his successful career and shared his memories in the post.
He was drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 14th round of the MLB amateur draft in 2004.
Fowler made his MLB debut in 2008 with the Colorado Rockies and played his first full season in 2009.
He finished his career with a batting average of .259 and had 127 home runs, 517 RBIs, and 149 stolen bases.
He also enjoyed a lucrative career playing for different teams, such as the Colorado Rockies, St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Angels, and Toronto Blue Jays.
Fowler made an estimated $106,575,370 from his contracts and signing bonuses and has an estimated net worth of $5 million.
Despite retiring as a player, he stated that he wants to be a part-owner of a team and feels that he could build a great product on the field.
Fowler was proud of his career, knowing that he played the game the right way and had a positive impact beyond the win.
He expressed gratitude to his family, friends, teammates, and staff for the support during his 14-year career.