Jerry Koosman


Jerry Koosman Bio

Who is Jerry Koosman

Jerry Koosman is a former American baseball player who started his professional MLB career with New York Mets in 1967. He later played for Minnesota Twins, Chicago White Sox, and Philadephia Phillies.

Early Life (Childhood)

His potential discovered by the son of a Shea Stadium usher when he was he pitched in the Army at Fort Bliss.

Interesting Facts

His career ended with the record 222-209 and a 3.36 ERA in 612 games. He has a staggering net worth of $700,000.

Personal Life

Jerry Koosman has three children Danielle, Shawn and Michael Koosman from former wife LaVonne.


He was inducted into the New York Mets Hall of Fame in 1989. Moreover, he attended the 40th-anniversary reunion of the 1969 Miracle Mets at Citi Field on August 22, 2009.


In May 2009, he founded guilty to misdemeanor federal tax evasion after failing to pay up to $90,000 in federal income taxes for 2002, 2003, and 2004. Koosman admitted to being "suckered" by anti-tax rhetoric. On September 3, 2009, he was sentenced to six months in prison. He was released from Federal Prison Camp, Duluth on June 30, 2010