Mike Lowell is a third baseman in Major League Baseball. He was a right-handed pitcher who batted and pitched for the New York Yankees, Florida Marlins and Boston Red Sox. Mike was selected in the 20th round of the 1995 MLB draft by the New York Yankees. He is an analyst for MLB Network and can be seen on MLB Tonight.
Mike Lowell Age
Mike Lowell was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in the United States of America on February 24, 1974. He is 48 years old.
Mike Lowell Height
Mike is 6 ft 4 in/1.93 m tall.
Mike Lowell Family
Mike was born in the United States of America to working-class parents in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His parents were born in Cuba and are of Spanish and Irish descent. His family moved to Miami, Florida when he was four years old.
Mike Lowell’s wife
Mike is married to the lovely Bertica Lowell. They first met while attending Coral Gables High School in Coral Gables. Bertica was a member of the nationally renowned Gablettes dance team, of which she later became a coach. Mike and Bertica have two children, Anthony, a son, and Alexis Ileana, a girl. His family is from Pinecrest, Florida.
Mike Lowell training
Mike attended Epiphany Catholic School in elementary school and Christopher Columbus High School in high school. He was selected to the varsity baseball team at Christopher, but transferred to Coral Gables High School for his junior year. He attended Florida International University on an athletic scholarship. He was a member of the FIU Panthers baseball team in college. He played for the Chatham A’s in the Cape Cod Baseball League in the summer of 1994 and was inducted into the CCBL Hall of Fame in 2011. He also received a bachelor’s degree in economics from the institution.
Salary Mike Lowell
Mike earns an annual salary of $83,240.
Mike Lowell Net worth
Mike’s approximate net worth is $2 million.
Career Mike Lowell
Mike was selected in the 20th round of the 1995 MLB draft by the New York Yankees. Mike’s major league debut was in 1998 when he appeared in eight games in one season. He received his first career World Series ring when the Yankees defeated the San Diego Padres in the 1998 World Series, but did not play in the postseason. Additionally, on February 1, 1999, he was traded to the Florida Marlins in exchange for Mark Johnson and Ed Yarnall.
Mike was a member of the team from 1999 to 2005. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer on February 21 and underwent surgery, returning to the lineup on May 29 while awaiting spring training. In 2003, he injured his hand after being hit by a pitch from Montreal Expos pitcher Héctor Almonte. He was also dealt to the Red Sox for Hanley Ramirez, Anibal Sanchez, Jess Delgado and Harvey Garcia. He was a member of the team from 2005 to 2010.
During his tenure, he was the 2007 World Series MVP and received the Gold Glove in 2005. Between 2008 and 2009, he suffered from a damaged hip labrum, which required surgery. He missed the majority of the 2008 playoffs due to surgery. The team intended to move him to Texas, but the deal fell through. Mike retired after the 2010 season and was honored with an on-field ceremony on October 2, 2010. He is an analyst for MLB Network and can be seen on MLB Tonight. Additionally, he was on the ballot for the 2016 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum election, but did not receive a vote.
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