May 3, 1938 |
|April 17, 1960 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
Last MLB appearance
|September 28, 1974 for the San Diego Padres|
|Runs batted in||169|
Career highlights and awards
Christopher John Cannizzaro (born May 3, 1938 in Oakland, California) was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1960–1961), New York Mets (1962–1965), Pittsburgh Pirates (1968), San Diego Padres (1969–1971, 1974), Chicago Cubs (1971) and Los Angeles Dodgers (1972–1973). He batted and threw right-handed.
In 1969 Cannizzaro became the very first San Diego Padre ever selected to play in MLB's All-Star Game.
- 1969 National League All-Star
- Was an original member of the 1962 New York Mets
- Was an original member of the 1969 San Diego Padres
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Baseball Fever
- Baseball Library
- Encyclopedia of Baseball Catchers
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