Steve Whitaker (baseball)

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Steve Whitaker
Steve Whitaker 1969.jpg
Whitaker in 1969
Born: (1943-05-07) May 7, 1943 (age 76)
Tacoma, Washington
Batted: Left Threw: Right
MLB debut
August 23, 1966, for the New York Yankees
Last MLB appearance
May 9, 1970, for the San Francisco Giants
MLB statistics
Batting average.230
Home runs24
Runs batted in85

Stephen Edward "Steve" Whitaker (born May 7, 1943 in Tacoma, Washington) is an American former Major League Baseball outfielder. He played from 1966-1970 for the New York Yankees, Seattle Pilots and San Francisco Giants. He was signed by the Yankees as an amateur free agent in 1962. Whitaker was traded by the Kansas City Royals, along with John Gelnar to the Pilots for Lou Piniella at the end of spring training 1969.[1]


  1. ^ "Royals, Pilots Swap Players". St. Petersburg Times. 1969-04-01. Retrieved 2009-08-28.

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