September 29, 1976 |
Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands
|September 12, 1998, for the Baltimore Orioles|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 25, 2005, for the Kansas City Royals|
|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 Korean Baseball Organization in 2005.
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
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
- Career statistics and player information from Korea Baseball Organization
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