Chris Begg

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Chris Begg
Medal record
Men’s Baseball
Competitor for  Canada
Baseball World Cup
Bronze 2009 Nettuno National team

Christopher Stephen Begg (born September 12, 1979 in Uxbridge, Ontario) is a Canadian baseball pitcher.

A graduate of Niagara University, Begg was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Francisco Giants in 2003 after pitching for the St. Paul Saints of the Northern League. He was part of Team Canada in the 2004 Summer Olympics who finished in fourth place. Begg was also named the 2001 MAAC Pitcher of the Year.[1]

Chris pitched for Canada in the World Baseball Classic. He was promoted to the AAA affiliate of the Giants, the Fresno Grizzlies. In his first start he pitched six innings, giving up one run, en route to the win. Begg last pitched for the Giants organization in 2008. He also pitched in the 2008 Summer Olympics and the 2009 World Baseball Classic for Canada.

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  1. ^ Schmitt, Tim (13 February 2010). "Cunningham among those inducted to NU hall". Niagara Gazette. Retrieved 16 June 2010. 

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