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Calvin Pickering

MLB Player information
NameCalvin Pickering
PositionFirst baseman
BatsLeft
ThrowsLeft
MLB debutSeptember 12, 1998 for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearanceApril 25, 2005 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Batting average.223
Home runs14
Runs batted in45
Teams
*Baltimore Orioles (1998-1999) *Cincinnati Reds (2001) *Boston Red Sox (2001) *Kansas City Royals (2004-2005) *SK Wyverns (2005) (KBO)

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Calvin Elroy Pickering (born September 29, 1976 in Saint Thomas, United States Virgin Islands) is a former professional baseball first baseman. He played in Major League Baseball between 1998 and 2005 for the Baltimore Orioles (1998-1999), Cincinnati Reds (2001), Boston Red Sox (2001), and Kansas City Royals (2004-2005). He also played for the SK Wyverns of the Korean Baseball Organization in 2005.

In a five-season major league career, Pickering posted a .232 batting average with 14 home runs and 45 RBI in 95 games played.

Pickering may be the most well-known major league player from the Virgin Islands. He has also played in Mexico with the Cañeros de Los Mochis (2002-2003) and in Korean baseball with the SK Wyverns (2005).

Following surgery in the 2006-07 offseason, Pickering signed with the Kansas City T-Bones of the independent Northern League and played the 2007 season there. He batted .310 with 18 home runs and 83 RBI in 89 games.

In 2008, Pickering signed with the Bridgeport Bluefish of the independent Atlantic League, but was released on July 13 after batting only .265. He then signed with the Schaumburg Flyers of the Northern League and hit .298 with 14 home runs in only 37 games.




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