Frank Charles (baseball)

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Frank Charles
Pinch hitter/Catcher
Born: (1969-02-23) February 23, 1969 (age 46)
Fontana, California
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 5, 2000 for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
October 1, 2000 for the Houston Astros
Career statistics
Batting average .429
Home runs 0
Runs batted in 2

Franklin Scott "Frank" Charles (born February 24, 1969) is a former professional baseball catcher. He played part of one season in Major League Baseball for the Houston Astros in 2000.

Charles is Jewish, and attended California State University, Fullerton.[1][2]

Baseball career[edit]

He was drafted by the San Francisco Giants in the 17th round of the 1991 amateur entry draft. In March 1994 he was purchased by the Rangers from the St. Paul Saints of the Northern League. In March 1998 he was signed as free agent by the Giants, and in December 1998 by the Padres. In January 1999 he was signed as free agent by the Astros. In 2000 he played four games for the Houston Astros, batting .429 in seven at bats.

Over 14 minor league seasons, Charles batted .273.

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