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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
1Inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2015.
2He 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.
4Is now a coach at Houston's St. Thomas High School.
5Good friend of fellow Houston Astros Jeff Bagwell and Ken Caminiti.
6First Houston Astros to reach 3,000 hits and the 27th player [June 28, 2007].
7National spokesman for the Sunshine Kids Foundation, for children with cancer.
8Given the 2007 Roberto Clemente Award in Denver, Colorado on October 27, 2007 for his humanitarian causes. First Astro to win the award.
9Has 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)
10Graduated from Kings Park High School on Long Island where both his football and baseball number are retired.
11Made major league debut on 26 June 1988.
12On 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.
13He 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)
14His 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.
15He is the only player in MLB history to be an all-star catcher and and a 2nd baseman.
16Is considered the greatest Houston Astro of all-time.
17Is considered one of the greatest defensive players in MLB history winning 4 Rawlings Gold Glove awards at 2nd base.
18Although he throws and bats right-handed, he writes left-handed.
19Has spent his entire career with the Houston Astros
20Began his baseball career as a catcher, then moved to second base, and now plays in the outfield


Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Late Show with David Letterman2015TV SeriesHimself
Mike & Mike2015TV SeriesHimself - Baseball Hall of Famer
Prime 92010-2011TV SeriesHimself
Sunday Night Baseball1990-2007TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Second Baseman / Himself / Himself - Houston Astros Pinch Hitter / ...
Champions of Faith: Baseball Edition2007Video documentaryHimself
ESPN 25: Who's #1?2006TV Series documentaryHimself
2005 World Series2005TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Second Baseman
Pardon the Interruption2005TV SeriesHimself
2004 National League Championship Series2004TV SeriesHimself - Houston Astros Left Fielder
Cathedrals of the Game2004TV Series documentaryHimself
1998 MLB All-Star Game1998TV SpecialHimself
1997 MLB All-Star Game1997TV SpecialHimself - NL Starting Second Baseman: Houston Astros
1996 MLB All-Star Game1996TV SpecialHimself
1995 MLB All-Star Game1995TV SpecialHimself - NL Second Baseman
1994 MLB All-Star Game1994TV SpecialHimself - NL Second Baseman
1992 MLB All-Star Game1992TV SpecialHimself - NL Second Baseman
1991 MLB All-Star Game1991TV SpecialHimself - NL Catcher

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Mike & Mike2014TV SeriesHimself - Former Major League Baseball Player
Rome Is Burning2007TV SeriesHimself
DHL Presents Major League Baseball Hometown Heroes2006TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself

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

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


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