|First baseman / Outfielder|
July 19, 1963 |
|Batted: Right||Threw: Left|
|September 8, 1987 for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|August 23, 1996 for the Cleveland Indians|
|Runs batted in||289|
|Career highlights and awards|
From 1987 through 1996, Carreon played for the New York Mets (1987–1991), Detroit Tigers (1992), San Francisco Giants (1993–1996) and Cleveland Indians (1996). He also played two seasons in Japan for the Chiba Lotte Marines in 1997 and 1998. Mark is the son of former major league catcher Cam Carreon.
On December 13, 2007, Carreon was named in the Mitchell Report to the Commissioner of Baseball of an Independent Investigation Into the Illegal Use of Steroids and Other Performance Enhancing Substances by Players in Major League Baseball.
- Notably, Carreon was one of those rare players in major league history who threw left-handed but batted right-handed who were not primarily pitchers.
- List of second generation MLB players
- List of Major League Baseball players named in the Mitchell Report
- Ackert, Kristie (05/01/2013). "David Wright and Jordany Valdespin homer as Mets snap six-game losing streak with win over Marlins". New York Daily News. Retrieved 2013-05-26.
- Mitchell, George (2007-12-13). "Mitchell Report on Steroid Use in Baseball". Retrieved 2007-12-13.