Former baseball star Eric Chavez is asking $5.4 million for his Paradise Valley home, which comes with baseball and football fields
The 10,500-square-foot mansion comes with six bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, a six-car garage and big circle driveway. A batting cage and horse arena with grandstand and riding rink are also included.
Chavez started his 16-year professional baseball career as a first-round draft pick with the Oakland Athletics. The multiple Golden Glove winner also played with the New York Yankees before retiring as an Arizona Diamondback after the 2014 season.
He now spends more time in southern California as special assistant to the Los Angeles Angels general manager.
Metro Phoenix is a popular second-home hub for professional baseball players because of the many teams that play here in the spring.
“The home is perfect for hosting large family gatherings during the holidays with a kitchen that rivals the kitchen of a five-star restaurant,” said Rusty Davis of Russ Lyon Sotheby’s, a 30-year real-estate veteran who has the listing.
Chavez bought the mansion for $3.6 million in 2010, according to public property records. The estate also comes with a large, resortlike swimming pool and water slide.