Evan McKee White (born April 26, 1996) is a Major League Baseball first baseman who plays for the Seattle Mariners (MLB). He was a member of the Kentucky Wildcats throughout his college baseball career.
White went to Lincoln High School in Gahanna, Ohio, and then continued his education at the University of Kentucky, where he was a member of the baseball team for the Wildcats throughout his collegiate years.
White made every start he was eligible for as a freshman, playing in all 52 games and hitting.318/.369/.410 with two home runs and 28 RBI (RBI).
In 2016, White was a sophomore and started all 54 games. He had a batting line of.376/.419./.535 with five home runs and 40 RBI. After the season was over, he participated in a collegiate national team competition for the United States.
In the 2017 Major League Baseball draft, White was selected by the Seattle Mariners to play for their organization in the 17th round.
He was selected for the All-Star Futures Game in 2019, and he debuted in Major League Baseball on the first day of the 2020 season.
White suffered a left hip flexor injury on June 22, 2021, which led to him being put on the 60-day disabled list and ultimately requiring season-ending hip surgery.
How Tall Is Evan White?
He stands at a height of 1.9 meters and weighs 93 kg.