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Craig Biggio

Biography

Ex – MLB second baseman who was simply a 7-period All-Star as well as the initial participant in Houston Astros background to get 3,000 strikes in his profession. In 2015, he was inducted in to the Football Hall of Popularity. He rejected soccer scholarships after senior high school to be able to continue playing football. He retired using the 5th most doubles in MLB background, 668. He previously three kids, Conor, Cavan, and Quinn, along with his wife Patty. He performed alongside buddy and teammate Jeff Bagwell for quite some time over the Houston Astros.

Quick Facts


Full Name Craig Biggio
Date Of Birth December 14, 1965
Place Of Birth Long Island, NY
Height 1.8 m
Weight 84 kg
Profession Baseball Player
Education Seton Hall University, Kings Park High School
Nationality American
Spouse Patty Biggio
Children Conor Joseph Biggio, Cavan Thomas Biggio, Quinn Patricia Biggio
Parents Gordon Lee Biggio, Johnna Biggio
Siblings Terry Biggio, Gwen Biggio
Star Sign Sagittarius

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#Fact
1 Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2 He was nominated for the 2014 New Jersey Hall of Fame in the Sports Category.
3 (November 12) Officially retired. Biggio said he would retire at the end of the regular season.
4 Is now a coach at Houston's St. Thomas High School.
5 Good friend of fellow Houston Astros Jeff Bagwell and Ken Caminiti.
6 First Houston Astros to reach 3,000 hits and the 27th player [June 28, 2007].
7 National spokesman for the Sunshine Kids Foundation, for children with cancer.
8 Given the 2007 Roberto Clemente Award in Denver, Colorado on October 27, 2007 for his humanitarian causes. First Astro to win the award.
9 Has three children: sons Conor Joseph Biggio (b. January 7, 1993) and Cavan Thomas Biggio (b. April 11, 1995) daughter Quinn Patricia Biggio (b. September 27, 1999)
10 Graduated from Kings Park High School on Long Island where both his football and baseball number are retired.
11 Made major league debut on 26 June 1988.
12 On 29 June 2005, he was hit by a pitch for for the 268th time in his career, breaking the record held for many years by Don Baylor.
13 He has played in 7 all-star games thus far. He ranks (as of the end of the 2004 season) 65th all time for career games played (4th among all active players), 48th all time in at bats (2nd among all active players), 40th all time in runs (3rd among all active players), 67th all time in career hits (4th among all active players), 66th all time in total bases (9th among all acvtive players), 18th all time in doubles (2nd among all active players), 67th all time in career stolen bases (6th among all active players), 59th all time in extra base hits (10th among all active players), 38th all time in career times on base (3rd among all active players),and 4th all time in career hit by pitches (1st among all active players)
14 His best season was in 1998 when he hit .325 with 20 HR, 88 RBI, 51 doubles, 123 runs, and 210 hits. He ranked 5th in 1998 for NL MVP.
15 He is the only player in MLB history to be an all-star catcher and and a 2nd baseman.
16 Is considered the greatest Houston Astro of all-time.
17 Is considered one of the greatest defensive players in MLB history winning 4 Rawlings Gold Glove awards at 2nd base.
18 Although he throws and bats right-handed, he writes left-handed.
19 Has spent his entire career with the Houston Astros
20 Began his baseball career as a catcher, then moved to second base, and now plays in the outfield


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Show with David Letterman 2015 TV Series Himself
Mike & Mike 2015 TV Series Himself - Baseball Hall of Famer
Prime 9 2010-2011 TV Series Himself
Sunday Night Baseball 1990-2007 TV Series Himself - Houston Astros Second Baseman / Himself / Himself - Houston Astros Pinch Hitter / ...
Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition 2007 Video documentary Himself
ESPN 25: Who's #1? 2006 TV Series documentary Himself
2005 World Series 2005 TV Series Himself - Houston Astros Second Baseman
Pardon the Interruption 2005 TV Series Himself
2004 National League Championship Series 2004 TV Series Himself - Houston Astros Left Fielder
Cathedrals of the Game 2004 TV Series documentary Himself
1998 MLB All-Star Game 1998 TV Special Himself
1997 MLB All-Star Game 1997 TV Special Himself - NL Starting Second Baseman: Houston Astros
1996 MLB All-Star Game 1996 TV Special Himself
1995 MLB All-Star Game 1995 TV Special Himself - NL Second Baseman
1994 MLB All-Star Game 1994 TV Special Himself - NL Second Baseman
1992 MLB All-Star Game 1992 TV Special Himself - NL Second Baseman
1991 MLB All-Star Game 1991 TV Special Himself - NL Catcher

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike 2014 TV Series Himself - Former Major League Baseball Player
Rome Is Burning 2007 TV Series Himself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes 2006 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself

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#Quote
1 On his gritty batting helmet, "The guys in the clubhouse are under strict orders not to touch it!".

#Trademark
1 Puts pine tar, dirt, and more pine tar on his batting helmet...and he likes it that way.


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