Craig Reynolds

Positions:
Bats: L Throws: R
Height: 73 Weight: 175
Born: Saturday, December 27, 1952 in Houston, TX USA
Died: in ,
Debut: 8/1/1975
Last Game: 9/27/1989
Full Name: Gordon Craig Reynolds

 

Craig Reynolds, infielder for the 1975-76 Pirates. He was a first round draft pick of the Pirates in 1971, the 22nd overall pick. He hit .318 that first season the Gulf Coast League but struggled the following year in A-ball playing just 41 games, hitting .240 with no homers. Just one year later he earned a late season promotion to Triple-A after hitting .287 with 13 homers while playing for Salem of the Carolina League. By 1975 he was a full-time shortstop in Triple-A, hitting .308 through 108 games, when he earned a Major League call-up on August 1st. He played 31 games in Pittsburgh that first year, hitting .244 in 76 at-bats. He returned to Triple-A for 1976 and didn’t do as well, but still got a September, getting four plate appearances in seven games.. Following the season the Pirates traded Reynolds to the Seattle Mariners for pitcher Grant Jackson. Reynolds played 15 seasons in the majors, hitting .256 over 1,491 games, twice making the All-Star team.