Calvin Pickering

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Calvin Pickering
First baseman
Born: (1976-09-29) September 29, 1976 (age 40)
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 12, 1998, for the Baltimore Orioles
Last MLB appearance
April 25, 2005, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Batting average .223
Home runs 14
Runs batted in 45

Calvin Elroy Pickering (born September 29, 1976) 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 KBO League 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.

He has also played in Mexico with the Cañeros de Los Mochis (2002–2003) and in Korean baseball with the SK Wyverns (2006).

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.

Pickering is currently the hitting coach for the Orioles class A affiliate Aberdeen Ironbirds

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