Lou Whitaker Married, Net Worth, Family, First Wife, Wiki, Career, Now

Lou Whitaker is widely known as an American former professional baseball player. He is also a second baseman who played for the Detroit Tigers of Major League Baseball from 1997 to 1995. 

In 1978, he won the American League Rookie of the Year Award in 1978 and was a five-time MLB All-Star in his career.

Moreover, he received three Gold Glove Awards and four Silver Slugger Awards. Lou along with his teammate Alan Trammell composed the longest running double play combination in MLB history. 

Lou was selected by the Detroit Tigers in the fifth round, with the 99th overall selection, of the 1975 MLB draft.

Lou Whitaker Biography, Age, Family

Lou Whitaker was born on May 12, 1957, in Brooklyn, New York, United States. He is currently 65 years old as of now (2022). He enjoys his birthday on May 12 every year. 

Lou’s birth name is Lou Rodman Whitaker. He is famous for the nickname “Sweet Lou”.

Lou’s mother was pregnant with his sister when he was one year old. His sister’s name is Matilda Whitaker. He was born to his father, Louis Sr., and to his mother, Marion Arlene Williams.

He holds American nationality and belongs to the Christian religion. He possesses African-American ethnicity. And his zodiac sign is Taurus.

Lou Whitaker Wife, Children

Lou Whitaker is happily married to his beautiful wife named Crystal McCreary. The couple tied the wedding knot in November 1979. 

The wedding was held at Blessed Sacrament Cathedral in Detroit. The couple is blessed with 4 daughters named Asia Whitaker, Angela Whitaker, Jessica Whitaker, and Sarah Whitaker. 

The duo along with their daughters are currently residing in Lakeland, Florida. 

Lou Whitaker Education

Lou Whitaker attended Martinsville High School. And his further educational qualification is unknown.

Lou Whitaker Height, Weight

Lou Whitaker stands at a tall height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m) and weighs around 73 kg (160 lbs). He looks attractive with a pair of dark brown eyes and brown hair.

Lou Whitaker Salary, Net Worth

An American former professional baseball player, Lou Whitaker has an estimated net worth of around $1.5 Million and his salary is currently under review. 

Some Interesting Facts About Lou Whitaker

  • He started playing professional baseball in September 1997.
  • He was once selected as Tiger of the year at the end of the season.
  • As Lou got less than 3% of the vote, he barely sniffed the Baseball Hall of Fame.