John Axford is a Canadian professional baseball player with an estimated net worth of $10 million. John Axford played for Fort Dover Minor Baseball, Team Ontario, and Team Canada. During the 2001 Major League Baseball Draft, he was selected by the Seattle Mariners but Axford accepted an athletic scholarship from University of Notre Dame. He was approached by the New York Yankees and was signed as a minor league free agent in 2006. Axford was released by the Yankees in 2007. A year after, he joined the Milwaukee Brewers. During the 2013 season, he contributed 4.42 ERA in 62 games with the team and was traded off to St. Louis Cardinals. Other teams that he played during his career are Cleveland Indians, Pittsburgh Pirates, and Colorado Rockies. John Berton Axford was born on April 1 ,1983 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada.