Whit Merrifield Biography and Wiki
Whit David Merrifield is a renowned American professional baseball second baseman and outfielder for the Toronto Blue Jays of Major League Baseball (MLB). Merrifield is also a two-time All-Star and led the American League in stolen bases three times.
Whit Merrifield Age and Birthday
Merrifield was born on January 24, 1989, in Florence, South Carolina, United States of America. He is 34 years old.
Whit Merrifield Height and Weight
Merrifield stands at a height of 5 ft 9 (1.8 m) in and weighs approximately 88 kg (194 lbs).
Whit Merrifield’s Family
Merrifield was born to Kissy and Bill Merrifield to a Christian family. His father, Bill played college baseball for Wake Forest University.
Whit Merrifield’s Wife
Merrifield is happily married to his wife Jordan Michael. The couple got married on December 28, 2019.
Whit Merrifield Education
Merrifield graduated from Davie County High School in Mocksville, North Carolina. He then joined the University of South Carolina and played college baseball.
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Whit Merrifield’s Career
Whit Merrifield played college baseball where he showcased his amazing talent and had an amazing run. He was drafted by the Kansas City Royals in the ninth round of the 2010 Major League Baseball draft. He signed with the Royals and made his professional debut that season with the Burlington Bees.
Whit made his Major League debut with the Kansas City Royals on May 18, 2016, and on June 13, 2016, he hit both his major league triple and a home run against the Cleveland Indians. The star was impressive and consistent and in 2018, he hit .304/.367/.438 and led the majors in hits (192) and stolen bases (45). Whit was good too in defense and won a Fielding Bible award for his defensive excellence.
His amazing tenure with the Kansa City Royals ended on August 2, 2022, when he was traded to the Toronto Blue Jays for Max Castillo and Samad Taylor.
Whit Merrifield 2022 MLB Stats
- Hits – 1,3035
- Home Runs – 79
- Batting Average – .285
- Runs battled In – 403
- Stolen Bases – 175
Whit Merrifield Salary
In 2022, Merrifield will earn a total salary of $7,000,000.
Whit Merrifield’s Net Worth
The Major League Baseball star has an estimated net worth of $11. However, his net worth is currently under review and will be updated soon.