Quinton Antoine McCracken
Positions: Outfielder and Pinch Hitter
Bats: Both, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 7", Weight: 170 lb.
Born: August 16, 1970 in Wilmington, NC
High School: South Brunswick HS (Southport, NC)
School: Duke University (Durham, NC)
Drafted by the Colorado Rockies in the 25th round of the 1992 amateur draft.
Signed June 4, 1992.
Debut: September 17, 1995 (Age 25.032, 14,410th in MLB history)
vs. FLA 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1996 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Diamondbacks/Rockies/DevilRays/Reds/Twins/... 1995-2006
Last Game: July 5, 2006 (Age 35.323)
vs. MIL 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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