Former Astros second baseman Craig Biggio delivered his Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech on Sunday.
Former Astros second baseman Craig Biggio delivered his Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech in Cooperstown, N.Y. on Sunday.
As part of a class including pitchers John Smoltz, Randy Johnson and Pedro Martinez, Biggio led off the the inductees with a heartfelt speech, paying tribute to his family, coaches and teammates along with Astros ownership. Biggio spent his entire 20-year career in Houston.
Biggio retired with a .281 career batting average, 291 home runs, 1,175 RBIs and 414 stolen bases in 1,560 games hitting mostly leadoff for the Astros.
Biggio played primarily second base, but also played catcher and in the outfield throughout his time in the majors. He is the only player to play 100 games at catcher, second base, centerfield and leftfield.
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