Despite being in the constant limelight, the fastest pitcher in Baseball, Strider Spencer, has managed to keep his family private while keeping netizens wondering if he has a son.
Strider Spencer is an American baseball player playing Atlanta Braves of Major League Baseball.
In 2020, the Atlanta Braves drafted him in the fourth round of the 2020 Major League Baseball (MLB) draft.
Before his debut in MLB in 2021, he used to play college baseball at Clemson Tigers.
However, he is a right-hand pitcher and can control his hand at almost 120 miles per hour.
In the breakout season of 2022, he pitched his full season and reached 11-5 with a 2.67 ERA (39 ER/131.2 IP) and 202 strikeouts.
Furthermore, he became the fastest pitcher in the history of baseball, with more than 200 strikeouts in a single season.
Does Spencer Strider Have A Son? With Wife Maggie Whitener
The American MLB baseball pitcher Spencer Strider was born on October 18, 1998, in Columbus, Ohio.
Strider Spencer tied the knot with Maggie Whitener, his college love.
They were engaged for almost 9 months before their marriage on 12 November 2022.
Maggie Whitener is an independent woman working in the field of communication.
Spencer and Maggie bother attended the same Christian Academy of Knoxville where they initially crossed paths.
Moreover, he managed to propose Maggie on Clemon University premises on 20 February 2022.
However, Spencer and Maggie mastered their aspect of study and leading a professional life they are enjoying togetherness.
During an interview on the Atlanta Braves YouTube channel Strider Spencer about being parents, says
We are still in our young age and want to cherish this moment of life and also lead our professional career first focusing on our goal.
There hasn’t been any discussion of them beginning a family or planning to have any kids any time soon.
This shows that Spencer Strider does not have a son, and the fan’s speculation might come true in the future.
Currently, they are celebrating their one-year marriage anniversary with full joy and beautiful moments.
However, based on how they care for and support one another, we may assume that they will make wonderful parents to their future offspring.
Professional Career Of Strider Spencer
Strider Spencer made his debut in 2021 against Augusta GreenJackets, Rome Braves, Mississippi Braves, and Gwinnett Stripers.
He met his first career and earned his position later in the season, winning the title of the 2021 World Series.
Similarly, in 2022 Spencer was on the Atlanta Braves’ opening day roster.
He began the season in the bullpen and was moved to the starting rotation from May 30 onwards.
Spencer even reached 200 strikeouts in a single season, gaining the fastest pitcher tag in the National League.
However, Spencer made his last appearance of 2022 on September 18, causing him injury on September 24.
Finally, on August 1, 2023, Spencer broke his own record for the fastest to attain 200 strikeouts doing so in 123.1 innings pitched.
On September 30, 2023, Strider won his twentieth game of the season and broke John Smoltz’s record for strikeouts in a season.