John Wetteland Biography – John Wetteland Wiki
John Wetteland full name John Karl Wetteland, is a retired American Major League Baseball pitcher who specialized as a closer.
John went to Cardinal Newman High School in Santa Rosa, California. He was selected him in the 12th round of the 1984 MLB draft by the New York Mets but he opted not to sign. He enrolled at the College of San Mateo. The Los Angeles Dodgers selected Wetteland as their second choice in the secondary phase of the 1985 MLB draft, and he signed with Los Angeles.
In a career spanning 12 years from 1989–2000, he pitched for four teams: the Los Angeles Dodgers, Montreal Expos, New York Yankees, and Texas Rangers. With the New York Yankees, he won the 1996 World Series over the Atlanta Braves and won the World Series Most Valuable Player Award.
He retired from playing at age 33 after his Rangers contract expired during the 2000 offseason. After retiring, he served as a coach for the Washington Nationals and Seattle Mariners. In 2005, Wetteland was inducted into the Texas Rangers Hall of Fame.
John Wetteland Age
He was born on August 21, 1966 in San Mateo, California, United States.
John Wetteland Wife
He was married to Michele Wetteland. John and Michele met while he was playing San Antonio in 1988. They separated in 2014. Their divorce by state decree was final in 2015. They have four children.
John Wetteland Children
He has four children with his ex-wife Michele.
John Wetteland Family
Wetteland’s father, Ed, played baseball in the Chicago Cubs organization. He was married to his wife Michele and they have four children.
John Wetteland Net Worth
This information about his net worth is being updated.
John Wetteland Stats
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John Wetteland Arrest
Wetteland was on January 15, 2019 arrested on child sex abuse charges, and released from jail on $25,000 bond. The details of the case involve allegations of “continuous sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14.”