Mike Lowell is a third baseman in Major League Baseball. He was a right-handed pitcher who battled and threw 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 MLB Network analyst 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 stands at 6 ft 4 in/1.93 m tall.
Mike Lowell Family
Mike was born in the United States of America to hardworking parents in San Juan, Puerto Rico. His parents were born in Cuba and are of Spanish and Irish origin. His family moved to Miami, Florida, when he was four years old.
Mike Lowell Wife
Mike is married to the lovely Bertica Lowell. They originally met while attending Coral Gables Senior High School in Coral Gables. Bertica was a member of the nationally renowned Gablettes dancing team, for 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 Education
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 he transferred to Coral Gables High School for his junior year. He attended Florida International University on a sports 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 during the summer of 1994, and he was inducted into the CCBL Hall of Fame in 2011. He also received a bachelor’s degree in finance from the institution.
Mike Lowell Salary
Mike pockets an annual salary of $83,240.
Mike Lowell Net Worth
Mike’s approximate net worth is $2 Million.
Mike Lowell Career
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 throughout one season. He received his first career World Series ring when the Yankees defeated the San Diego Padres in the 1998 World Series, but he did not play in the postseason. Furthermore, 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 until 2005. He was diagnosed with testicular cancer on February 21 and had surgery, returning to the lineup on May 29, while waiting for 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 until 2010.
During his stint, he was the MVP of the 2007 World Series and received the Gold Glove Award in 2005. Between 2008 and 2009, he suffered from a damaged hip labrum, which necessitated 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 following the 2010 season, and he was honored with an on-field ceremony on October 2, 2010. He is an MLB Network analyst and can be seen on MLB Tonight. Furthermore, he was on the ballot for the 2016 National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum election but received no votes.