Robert William Mackowiak
Positions: Outfielder, Third Baseman and Second Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 166 lb.
Born: June 20, 1976 in Oak Lawn, IL
High School: Lake Central HS (St. John, IN)
School: South Suburban College (South Holland, IL)
Drafted by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 53rd round of the 1996 amateur draft.
Signed June 19, 1996.
Debut: May 19, 2001 (Age 24.333, 15,477th in MLB history)
vs. MIL 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2001 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Pirates/WhiteSox/Nationals/Padres 2001-2008
Agents: Joe Sroba [*]
Last Game: June 5, 2008 (Age 31.351)
vs. STL 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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