Craig Paquette

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Craig Paquette
Third baseman
Born: (1969-03-28) March 28, 1969 (age 45)
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 1, 1993 for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 2003 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Batting average .239
Home runs 99
Runs batted in 377
Teams

Craig Harold Paquette (/pɑːˈkɛt/; born March 28, 1969 in Long Beach, California), is a former professional baseball player who played third base in the major leagues from 1993-2003. He last played in 2007 for the Camden Riversharks. He attended Rancho Alamitos High School and then went on to play college baseball for Golden West College.

Transactions[edit]

June 2, 1987: Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 36th round of the 1987 amateur draft, but did not sign. June 5, 1989: Drafted by the Oakland Athletics in the 8th round of the 1989 amateur draft. Player signed June 10, 1989. March 26, 1996: Released by the Oakland Athletics. April 3, 1996: Signed as a Free Agent with the Kansas City Royals. October 15, 1997: Granted Free Agency. December 23, 1997: Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. October 15, 1998: Granted Free Agency. December 18, 1998: Signed as a Free Agent with the New York Mets. July 31, 1999: Traded by the New York Mets to the St. Louis Cardinals for Shawon Dunston. November 5, 2001: Granted Free Agency. December 13, 2001: Signed as a Free Agent with the Detroit Tigers. April 29, 2003: Released by the Detroit Tigers.

Craig's first son, Mackenzie, was born on August 11, 1994.[citation needed]

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