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Craig Biggio Speaker Profile

Retired Second Baseman for the Houston Astros

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Baseball Celebrities
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Craig Biggio Biography

The pride of the Houston Astros and a 7 Time All-Star, Craig Biggio was born December 14, 1965 in Smithtown, New York, played his entire 20-year career with the Houston Astros. On July 24, 2007. Biggio announced that he would retire at the end of the 2007 season. He played his final game on September 30, 2007, and ranks 20th on the all-time hits list (3060).

On June 28, 2007, Craig Biggio became the 27th player in the history of Major League Baseball to join the 3000 hit club, with a single against Colorado Rockies pitcher Aaron Cook, even though he was tagged out on the play as he tried to stretch it into a double. The game action paused while Biggio shared the moment with his wife and children. Longtime friend and former teammate Jeff Bagwell emerged from the Astros clubhouse to congratulate him. Biggio became the first player in Astros history to accumulate 3,000 hits.

Biggio is actively involved in his community and has received awards from various organizations, including the Hutch Award (2005) and being named one of Sporting News' Good Guys (2004). The Hutch Award is given to a player that shows competitiveness and never gives up. Part of the reason Biggio was given the award was for his multiple position changes, but also because of his work in the community and inspiring other teammates to participate as well. He also received the Roberto Clemente Award in 2007. The Roberto Clemente Award "recognizes the player who best exemplifies the game of baseball, sportsmanship, community involvement and the individual's contribution to his team.


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Astros Hall of Famer Craig Biggio starts Legends Weekend with First Pitch

Posted on 23 March 2014 | 3:56 pm

Craig Biggio AppearanceHouston Astros' Hall of Famer Craig Biggio kicked off Legends Weekend at Minute Maid Park by throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before Friday's game against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Biggio remarked, "I've never thrown out a gold baseball before, so that'll be a first. I'm excited about it." The former Astros' second baseman also said he was looking forward to Saturday's...[Read More]

Former Astros All-Star Craig Biggio to be Featured at Houston Collector's Show

Posted on 21 December 2012 | 8:13 pm

Craig Biggio AppearanceLegendary Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio will be making an Appearance at the Houston Collector's Show on Sunday, January 27, 2013. The seven-time All-Star spent his entire two-decade career with the Astros and will be meeting with fans and signing autographs beginning at 1 p.m. at the show that will take place at Reliant Area in Houston. Tickets will start at $99. Don't...[Read More]

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