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Allen Craig

Allen Craig

Position(s):
1B, 2B, 3B, LF, OF, RF
Born:
July 18, 1984
Bats:
Right
Throws:
Right
Height:
6' 2"
Weight:
210 lbs
Major League Debut:
4-08-2010 with SLN

Allen Thomas Craig (born July 18, 1984 in Mission Viejo, California) is a Major League Baseball utility player for the St. Louis Cardinals. Craig went to the University of California, Berkeley, where he played for the California Golden Bears baseball team.

Craig was drafted by the Cardinals in the 8th round of the 2006 draft. Craig showed power at all levels of the Cardinal farm system, hitting 76 home runs in 3½ seasons in the minors. He made the Cardinals big-league club in 2010, and appeared in his first MLB game on April 8, 2010. Craig hit his first home run on July 19, 2010 off of the Philadelphia Phillies Kyle Kendrick.

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