Calvin Elroy Pickering
Positions: Designated Hitter and First Baseman
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 5", Weight: 283 lb.
Born: September 29, 1976 in St. Thomas, U. S. Virgin Islands
High Schools: King HS (Tampa, FL), Temple Terrace HS (Temple Terrace, FL)
Drafted by the Baltimore Orioles in the 35th round of the 1995 amateur draft.
Signed July 27, 1995.
Debut: September 12, 1998 (Age 21.348, 14,972nd in MLB history)
vs. ANA 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 2004 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Royals/Orioles/RedSox/Reds 1998-2005
Last Game: April 21, 2005 (Age 28.204)
vs. MIN 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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