January 19, 1973 |
Queens, New York
|May 19, 1995 for the Kansas City Royals|
Last MLB appearance
|July 30, 2004 for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
Noted for his base-running speed, he managed to steal 3 consecutive bases in a single inning (second, third and then home-plate) while a member of the Kansas City Royals on May 12, 1996, during an 8-5 win against the Seattle Mariners. He is the last American League player to accomplish this feat. 
- Pete Palmer; Gary Gillette; Stuart Shea. The ESPN Baseball Encyclopedia. Sterling Publishing Company; 1 February 2006. ISBN 978-1-4027-3625-4. p. 680.
- "Chris Stynes Trades and Transactions by Baseball Almanac". Baseball-almanac.com. Retrieved 2014-03-04.
- "Chris Stynes Stats - ESPN". Espn.go.com. 1995-05-19. Retrieved 2014-03-04.
- Bechtel, Mark (29 April 1998). "Spotlight: Getting His Irish Up: Leftfielder Chris Stynes has become the Reds' red-hot spark plug". CNN/SI. Retrieved 2014-03-04.
his grandfather, Joe Stynes, played Irish Rules football
- Robes Patton. "Halfway There." Sun-Sentinel. July 24, 1994. Retrieved March 9, 2014.
- "Chris Stynes Minor League Statistics & History". Baseball-Reference.com. 1973-01-19. Retrieved 2014-04-04.
- "Retrosheet Boxscore Seattle Mariners 8, Kansas City Royals 5". Retrosheet. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
- "Stealing Home Base Records". Baseball Almanac. Retrieved 2008-05-27.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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