Steve Whitaker (baseball)
May 7, 1943 |
|August 23, 1966, for the New York Yankees|
|Last MLB appearance|
|May 9, 1970, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Runs batted in||85|
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.
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