Craig Wilson (third baseman, born 1964)
November 28, 1964 |
|September 6, 1989, for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 29, 1993, for the Kansas City Royals|
|Runs batted in||37|
Craig Wilson (born November 28, 1964 in Annapolis, Maryland) is a former professional baseball player. He played all or part of five seasons in Major League Baseball from 1989 through 1993, primarily as a third baseman but also playing at second base and in the outfield.
Wilson was selected in the 20th round of the 1984 Major League Baseball Draft by the St. Louis Cardinals. He played in the Cardinals' organization through 1992, including 1989 through 1992 at the Major League level. During the 1992-93 offseason, Wilson was traded along with Félix José to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for Gregg Jeffries and a minor league player. Wilson played one season for the Royals, then became a free agent. He played two more seasons in the minor leagues before retiring after the 1995 season. He made a brief comeback in the Mexican League for the Guerreros de Oaxaca in 2003, but retired again after 14 games.