Baseball Player

Whit Merrifield

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Age 35
Birthday January 241989
Birth Sign Aquarius
City North Carolina
Country United States
Profession Baseball Player

Whit Merrifield is a famous Baseball Player, born on January 24, 1989 in United States. As of December 2022, Whit Merrifield’s net worth is $5 Million. Before making his major league debut, he spent years between the Burlington Bees, Wilmington Blue Rocks, Northwest Arkansas Naturals and Omaha Storm Chasers.

Parents Kissy Merrifield, Bill Merrifield
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Whit Merrifield Biography

Dual position second baseman and left fielder for the Kansas City Royals who made his debut in the major leagues with the ball club in May of 2016. Merrifield’s father, Bill, played college baseball for Wake Forest University, and spent six seasons in Minor League Baseball, primarily as a third baseman. In September 1987, Bill Merrifield was briefly on the active roster of the Pittsburgh Pirates, but was sent to the Florida Instructional League without making an MLB appearance, rendering him a “phantom ballplayer”..

His father Bill was a baseball player for Wake Forest University.

Whitley David Merrifield (born January 24, 1989) is an American professional baseball second baseman and right fielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball (MLB).

Ethnicity, religion & political views

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Merrifield graduated from Davie County High School in Mocksville, North Carolina and played college baseball at the University of South Carolina from 2008 to 2010. In 2008, he played collegiate summer baseball for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and in 2009 returned to the league to play with the Chatham Anglers. In the second game of the championship series at the 2010 College World Series, Merrifield hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give South Carolina the championship. In his three years at South Carolina, he played in 195 games and hit .329/.389/.489 with 27 home runs.

Whit Merrifield Net Worth

Whit Merrifield is one of the richest Baseball Player & listed on most popular Baseball Player. According to our analysis, Wikipedia, Forbes & Business Insider, Whit Merrifield‘s net worth $5 Million.

Net Worth $5 Million
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Source of Income Baseball Player
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He played three seasons of collegiate baseball with the University of South Carolina. He was drafted by the Royals in the 2010 draft.

Merrifield graduated from Davie County High School in Mocksville, North Carolina and played college baseball at the University of South Carolina from 2008 to 2010. In 2008, he played collegiate summer baseball for the Yarmouth-Dennis Red Sox of the Cape Cod Baseball League, and in 2009 returned to the league to play with the Chatham Anglers. In the second game of the championship series at the 2010 College World Series, Merrifield hit a game-winning RBI single in the bottom of the 11th inning to give South Carolina the championship. In his three years at South Carolina, he played in 195 games and hit .329/.389/.489 with 27 home runs.

Merrifield 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. In 47 games he hit .253/.317/.409 with five home runs and 26 RBIs. In 2011 Merrifield played for the Wilmington Blue Rocks where he batted .262 with five home runs and 36 RBIS, and 2012 with both Wilmington and the Northwest Arkansas Naturals where he compiled a combined .258 batting average with nine home runs and 44 RBIs in 125 games between both teams. He spent 2013 with Northwest Arkansas where he batted .270/.319/.391 with three home runs and 43 RBIs in 94 games.

Merrifield returned to Northwest Arkansas to start 2014 and was promoted to the Omaha Storm Chasers during the season. In 120 games between the two clubs, he slashed .319/.371/.470 with eight home runs and 49 RBIs. In 2015, Merrifield played for Omaha where he posted a .265 batting average with five home runs and 38 RBIs in 135 games. He returned to Omaha to start the 2016 season.

Who is Whit Merrifield dating?

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On September 10, 2018, he was selected by the MLB All-Stars at 2018 MLB Japan All-Star Series.

Whit Merrifield Height

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Facts & Trivia

Ranked on the list of most popular Baseball Player. Also ranked in the elit list of famous celebrity born in United States. Whit Merrifield celebrates birthday on January 24 of every year.

In 2017, Merrifield began the season with Omaha, but was recalled in April after nine games and spent the remainder of the season with Kansas City. With the Royals, he hit .288 in 145 games with 19 home runs, 78 RBIs, and led the American League with 34 stolen bases, the fewest total for a league leader since Luis Aparicio led the AL with 31 in 1962.

Does Whit Merrifield have a wife?

Personal life. Merrifield is a Christian. Merrifield married his wife Jordan Michael on December 28, 2019. Merrifield’s father, Bill, played college baseball for Wake Forest University, and spent six seasons in Minor League Baseball, primarily as a third baseman.

How good is Whit Merrifield?

To be clear: Merrifield is still a good player! He’s an excellent baserunner and one of the league’s premier stolen base artists. He can play multiple positions and his excellent bat control and contact skills mean that he’s usually going to put the ball in play and will often get a hit from it.

How many steals does Whit Merrifield have?

Royals’ Whit Merrifield: Restructures deal with Royals The 33-year-old had a . 277/. 317/. 395 slash line with 10 home runs, 97 runs, 74 RBI and 40 stolen bases last year and is poised to operate as the Royals’ primary right fielder in 2022.

Is Whit Merrifield fast?

What’s equally impressive about Merrifield’s two 40-40 seasons is that according to BaseballSavant, Merrifield’s 28.6-feet per second sprint speed ranks No. 88 in the majors among qualified players, and second to only Edward Olivares on the Royals.

How old is Salvador Perez?

32 years (May 10, 1990)

In 2018, Merrifield hit .304/.367/.438 and led the majors in hits (192) and stolen bases (45).

Merrifield married his wife Jordan Michael on December 28, 2019.

In 2019, he batted .302/.348/.463 and led the major leagues in games (162), at bats (681), singles (139), triples (10), and line drive percentage (28.2%), while stealing 20 bases and leading the majors in caught stealing (10).

You may read full biography about Whit Merrifield from Wikipedia.
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