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CRAIG BIGGIO RUMORS & GOSSIP

Hall of Famer Biggio back with Astros as spring instructor

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) Craig Biggio showed up in the same uniform he has worn for almost 30 years, more than half the span of the Houston Astros' existence. Only this time there was a Hall of Famer in it. ''I don't view myself any differently just because I'm in the Hall of Fame,'' Biggio said Monday at the start of his four-day visit to spring training as a special assistant to general...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Craig Biggio Reports To Astros Camp As Instructor

Former Astros second baseman Craig Biggio will be in camp starting Monday through March 20th. Biggio was elected to the Hall of Fame in January, in his third year on the ballot. A week after Jeff Bagwell arrived in the Houston Astros’ spring training camp and said he doesn’t expect to get elected to the Hall of Fame, his longtime teammate, newly elected Hall of Famer Craig...
Via Baseball Essential
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Biggio 'kind of speechless' after Hall of Fame tour

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. -- Craig Biggio was ''kind of speechless'' after completing his pre-induction tour of the Baseball Hall of Fame. ''This is crazy!'' Biggio said Friday, sitting in the Plaque Gallery of the hall. ''I'm kind of speechless. It's an overwhelming feeling, incredible feeling. I don't know what to say right now.'' That's understandable, given it's been less than a month...
Via AP on Fox
January 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Craig Biggio into the Hall of Fame

Craig Biggio is one of the best second baseman in MLB history, and his stats prove just that Craig Biggio, who spent 20 years with the Houston Astros, was finally voted into the baseball Hall of Fame today after having to inexplicably wait for 3 years. That is more a knock on the format of the vote, but also has to do with what many people tend to talk about when looking at 1990s...
Via isportsweb.com
January 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Is this the year for Craig Biggio?

Former Houston Astros second baseman Craig Biggio fell two votes short of election to the Hall of Fame in 2014. Ideally, Craig Biggio should be elected to the Hall of Fame in 2015, but that’s easier said than done. It seems easy to think he’ll pick up those two votes, right? Well, there are things to consider. Upon looking at a Hall of Fame tracker, with 81 public ballots from...
Via isportsweb.com
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Biggio vs Derek Jeter: who’s better?

Craig Biggio is one of the best second baseman in MLB history, and his stats prove that Derek Jeter has been the talk of baseball for the past few weeks as his career starts to wind down. There’s no doubt that Jeter will be a Hall of Famer, but really, in my opinion, if Craig Biggio has not gotten in yet, then Jeter should have to wait as well. That being said, there is no chance...
Via isportsweb.com
September 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Nolan Ryan’s ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio not a good one (video)

A momentous event celebrating two of the most beloved players in Houston Astros history may have not gone off without a hitch, but fans of the team must have been thrilled to watch Nolan Ryan throw a ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio before Tuesday’s game at Minute Maid Park. Before the Astros took the […] The post Nolan Ryan’s ceremonial first pitch to Craig Biggio not...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Hall of Fame voter says Craig Biggio is a 'cheater'

After the 2013 vote yielded no Hall of Famers, this year's was supposed to be the one that helped baseball (and its writers) turn the corner. The whole Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens steroid debates had come and gone, Jack Morris would (finally) be off the ballot after 15 tries and with the likes of Greg Maddux and Tom Glavine eligible, Cooperstown was prepared to, once again, burst...
Via Hall of Very Good
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Video raises awareness of Craig Biggio's 'lesser-known' achievements

Despite playing his entire 20-year MLB career with the Houston Astros, earning seven All-Star Game appearances, four Gold Glove Awards, five Silver Slugger Awards and collecting 3,060 career hits; Craig Biggio still wasn't able to get enough votes in 2013 to be a first-ballot Hall of Famer. In 2014, Biggio will be on the MLB Hall of Fame ballot once again, and a group of his fans...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Craig Biggio battles zombies in Hall of Fame 'Awareness Video'

Most people know that Craig Biggio had over 3,000 hits for the Houston Astros.  You probably knew he played three different positions, played in a bunch of All-Star games, and even a World Series.  What you didn’t know, was that he’s a guitar hero, crime fighter, fights zombies, and will guard against nightmares if you’re a kid.  Take a look at this video pointing out some...
Via Reading Between The Seams
January 02, 2014  |  Discuss
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