Know About Luke Voit; Contract, Yankees, Stats, Jersey, Salary, Wife

Published Date: 26 May, 2019 Updated date: 26 May, 2019 By Celebs Podium

Luke Voit, the MLB start of jersey number 45 has already proved his worth from great stats and lucrative contract. Just like his remarkable career run, his drooling salary is also something that should not be missed.

American professional baseball first baseman Luke Voit plays for MLB club, New York Yankees. Recently, he became the recipient of the AL Player of the Week on 29 April 2019. During the time he hit .433 with 13 hits, four home runs, and 10 RBIs.

Luke Voit Bio & Family

The player was born as Louis Linwood Voit III on 13 February 1991 in Wildwood, Missouri. His parents, Lou and Janice Volt raised him along with a younger brother, John; a defensive tackle for the Army Black Knights football team. Luke went to Lafayette High School in Wildwood, Missouri. From then, he attended Missouri State University to play college baseball team, Missouri State Bears.

Luke stands at a height of 6 feet 3 inches (1.93 m) and weighs around 102 kg.

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Career, Contract & Salary

The 28-year-old got the fortune to play for the St. Louis Cardinals after they selected him in the 22nd round of the 2013 MLB Draft. In his debut season, his stats were batting .242 with two home runs and 16 runs batted in (RBIs) in 46 games played. Three years later, the team promoted him to the major leagues on 25 June 2017.

Luke Voit MLB stats (Picture: MLB)

However, the Cardinals traded him to Yankees on 27 July 2018. As a part of a year contract, he received a guaranteed salary of $573,200. Similarly in the 2019 season also, Luke’s salary is also the same, i.e., $573,200.

More About Luke’s Wife

Apart from a great career run, he is relishing a great time with his longtime girlfriend now wife, Victoria Rigman. The pair went to exchange engagement ring in October 2017 and got hitched on 15 December 2018 at the Stone House of St. Charles.

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Luke Voit and wife Victoria’s wedding photo shared on 24 December 2018 (Picture: Luke’s Instagram)

Talking about his wife, she was born as Victoria Ann Rigman on 21 August 1992, in St. Louis, Missouri. Her parents, Jacqueline and James Rigman, raised her and her older sibling Tyler. The 26-year-old is the graduate student of Parkway School District and the University of Iowa.

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Some Interesting Facts About Luke Voit

  • Luke was about to play for NCAA Division I teams where his injuries did not allow him.
  • The Kansas City Royals selected him in the 32nd round of the 2009 MLB draft, but he did not sign.
  • In the 2014 season for the Cardinals, his incredible stats were .276 battled with nine home runs and 51 RBIs in 93 games.
  • In the 2015 season, he made a .273 batting average with 11 home runs and 77 RBIs in 130 matches.
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