Craig Biggio Net Worth is$50 Million
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Profession: Baseball player | Coach
Date of Birth: 1965-12-14
Height: 1.8 m
Country: Smithtown
Craig Biggio net worth and salary: Craig Biggio is a former MLB player who has a net worth of $50 million. Craig Biggio had a career that spanned 20 years with the Houston Astros as a professional baseball player from 1988 to 2007. He holds numerous titles such as seven-time MLB All-Star, four Gold Glove Awards and five Silver Slugger Awards. This second baseman, catcher and outfielder was a force to reckon with. He holds the rank of 21st all-time 3,060 career hits, as well as the ninth players in the 3,000 hits club to get all his hits with the same team. Biggio graduated from Kings Park High School on Long Island, New York. After being awarded the Hansen Award as the best football player in Suffolk County in 1983, he turned down numerous football scholarships for the opportunity to play the game he has so much passion for, baseball at Seton Hall University. At Seton Hall University he honed his skills as an All-American baseball player alongside teammates and future Major League Baseball stars John Valentin and Mo Vaughn. He got drafted in 1987 by the Houston Astros in the first round. In his first season in 1989, Biggio became the Astros' starting catcher. In that year he won what was to be his first out of five Silver Slugger awards. In spring training 1992, Astros management was able to convince Biggio whom had made the National League All-Star team as a catcher in 1991 to switch over to second base. Biggio became the first player in baseball history in 1992 to be an All-Star at both catcher and second base. It is a rare accomplishment for a catcher to transition successfully to middle infielder. Biggio became the 27th player in the history of baseball and the first player in Astros history to join the 3,000 hit club, on June 28th, 2007, with a single against Colorado Rockies. Ending an impressive career in 5th place on the all-time list, Biggio til date holds the record for most doubles by a right-handed hitter. He remains the only player in baseball history with 3,000 hits, 400 stolen bases, 600 doubles and 250 home runs. In addition to, possessing the record for most times hit by a pitch in a career with a whopping 285 times.
Craig Alan Biggio (born December 14, 1965) is an American former professional baseball player. Biggio played in Major League Baseball as a second baseman, catcher, and outfielder. He played his entire 20-year baseball career with the Houston Astros, from 1988 through 2007. He is currently the head varsity baseball coach for St. Thomas High School in Houston, Texas.
Biggio is a seven-time MLB All-Star. He won four Gold Glove Awards and five Silver Slugger Awards. He ranks 21st all-time with 3,060 career hits, and is the ninth player in the 3,000 hit club to get all his hits with the same team. Biggio is a member of the Astros Hall of Fame, and his lifetime stats are similar to many Baseball Hall of Famers. He is widely considered to be the best all around position player in club history. The Astros retired the number 7 in his honor. He holds the modern record for most times hit by a pitch in a career with 285.

Craig Biggio graduated from Kings Park High School on Long Island, New York, where he excelled as a multi-sport varsity athlete. Most notably, after the 1983 season, Biggio was awarded the Hansen Award, which recognized him as being the best football player in Suffolk County. However, Biggio's passion lay with baseball, such that he turned down football scholarships for the opportunity to play baseball for Seton Hall University.
An infielder in school, Biggio switched to catcher at Seton Hall University because his team needed one. Biggio was an All-American baseball player at Seton Hall, where he played with other future Major League Baseball stars Mo Vaughn and John Valentin. Biggio, Vaughn and Valentin, along with Marteese Robinson, were featured in the book The Hit Men and the Kid Who Batted Ninth by David Siroty which chronicled their rise from college teammates to the major leagues. Biggio was drafted by the Houston Astros in the first round (22nd overall) in 1987.
Biggio was called up as a catcher midway through the 1988 season, havin

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Hal Steinbrenner enthused by Yankees' prospects

Hall of Famer Craig Biggio was at Friday's game to watch his son Cavan play for the Toronto Blue Jays instructional league team.
Posted: October 14, 2016, 9:14 am

Jeff Bagwell calls Craig Biggio's exclusion 'a travesty'

Jeff Bagwell is outraged about the results of Wednesday's Hall of Fame election, not over his exclusion but over former Houston Astros teammate Craig Biggio being left out. "That's ridiculous. That doesn't make any sense. That's a travesty," Bagwell said ...
Posted: January 9, 2013, 8:09 am

Why on earth is Craig Biggio above steroid suspicion?

Here we have Bill Madden’s latest gem of a column, which contains enough strawmen to fill up Citi Field. In it, he promotes Jack Morris and Craig Biggio for the Hall of Fame, and while he doesn’t unequivocally state that they are the only two players ...
Posted: October 11, 2016, 1:30 am
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