Kevin Mitchell is a 59-year-old former athlete who was paralyzed and underwent neck surgery due to a severe disk injury.
Kevin Mitchell is an American former baseball player. He recovered from his sudden paralyze.
Mitchell was born on January 13, 1962, in San Diego, California. He is 59 years old. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.
He attended schools in San Diego, including Lincoln High school, Clairemont High School, and Crawford High School. Later he played baseball at Grossmont College. He was signed by New York Mets.
Mitchell is said to be involved in a street gang when he was a teenager. He himself denied it. His step-brother, Donald, was killed in a gang fight.
"In that situation I didn't want to be the zero. I wanted to be a hero."
— MLB Network (@MLBNetwork) September 14, 2021
Is Kevin Mitchell Paralyzed?
Kevin Mitchell revealed that he had to go neck surgery for a severe disk injury because he thought he was paralyzed. But he recovered.
Mitchell said that one day he came home, and he fell on the floor. His legs weren’t working, his hands weren’t moving, and his arms were closed. His then-girlfriend thought that he was kidding until he had tears in his eyes.
Then he was immediately taken into the hospital, and doctors went through his neck, and they put a plate and four screws to stabilize everything. He was in the hospital for a month.
Kevin went into depression because of the sudden health issues he had. Firstly he was in a wheelchair, then a cane, and now he can walk on his own.
Who Are Kevin Mitchell Parents?
Earl and Alma Mitchell are Kevin Mitchell’s parents. They got separated when Kevin was 2 years old.
Alma Mitchell, Kevin’s mother, was an electrician with the US Navy.
In 1999, Kevin was arrested for assaulting his father, Earl, during an argument.
Kevin Mitchell Wife: Is He Married?
Kevin Mitchell is not married. He was in a live-in relationship with a girl in 1986.
Mitchell’s ex-girlfriend accused him of killing her cat during an argument. She said that he had major anger issues, and he decapitated his cat. The baseball player Darryl Strawberry also supported the statement saying that he killed the cat.
He is also accused of a rape case. He was investigated in Chula Vista, California, in December 1991. He had no charges filed, though.
Kevin Mitchell Net Worth Explored
Kevin Mitchell has a net worth of $8 million. His base salary was $535,000 when he played baseball.
He won the National League’s Most Valuable Player award, the first by a Giant since Willie McCovey in 1969. He is a two-time All-star and the 1989NL MVP.
Mitchell also won the Silver Slugger Award in 1989, and in the same season, he won the National League home run and runs batted in crowns.