Ken Harrelson Biography and Wiki
Ken Harrelson is a well-known American retired professional baseball All-Star first baseman and outfielder, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) from the year 1963 to 1971.
Ken Harrelson’s Age and Birthday
Harrelson was born on September 4, 1941, in Woodruff, South Carolina, United States of America. He is 81 years old as of 2022. His birth sign is Virgo.
Ken Harrelson Height and Weight
Ken appears to be quite tall according to his photos. He stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and has a moderate weight.
Ken Harrelson Education
Harrelson is quite a learned individual. However, details about his educational background are currently under review and will soon be updated.
Ken Harrelson Family
Ken was born in Woodruff, South Carolina, to his parents. Unfortunately, details about the actual identities of his parents and siblings are not available at the moment. However, this section is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Ken Harrelson Wife/Spouse and Children
Harrelson married his first wife Elizabeth Ann and they were blessed with four children, Patricia, Michael, Richard, and John. Unfortunately, they got divorced on June 28, 1971.
Ken later married his gorgeous wife Aris Harritos on September 13, 1973. The couple is blessed with two children, daughter Krista and son Casey, and two grandchildren, Nico and Alexander. The family resides in Orlando, Florida.
Ken Harrelson Career
Ken has had quite an impressive career, he has been credited with being the first player to wear a batting glove in an actual game “as opposed to usage during batting practice”.
He played for four teams: the Kansas City Athletics (1963–1966, ), Washington Senators (1966–1967), Boston Red Sox (1967–1969), and Cleveland Indians (1969–1971). In his nine-season career, Harrelson was a .239 hitter with 131 home runs and 421 RBI (Run battle in) in 900 games. He retired in 1971 from his baseball career.
In 1975, Harrelson began his broadcasting career with the Boston Red Sox on WSBK-TV and became so famous. He then moved to a broadcasting role with the Chicago White Sox in 1981. Harrelson was then named the executive vice president of baseball operations for the White Sox on 2nd October 1985. In December 2019, Harrelson was named the 2020 recipient of the Ford C. Frick Award.
Ken Harrelson’s Net Worth
Harrelson has a net worth of $10 million. This amount is from his primary career as a Baseball player among other investments.