Bubba Crosby #16

  • CF
  • B/T: L/L
  • 5' 11"/195

Bubba Crosby MLB Career Stats

.216 4 20 9 .555

Bubba Crosby Bio

  • Full Name: Richard Stephen Crosby
  • Born: 8/11/1976 in Bellaire, TX
  • Draft: 1998, Los Angeles Dodgers, 1st rd. (23rd overall)
  • College: Rice
  • Debut: May 29, 2003
  • Ret., Final Game: 8/3/2006
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MLB Career Stats 250 32 54 4 20 9 .216 .255 .555


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Richard Stephen Crosby Bio Info

Given name is Richard Stephen Crosby...in 1995 graduated from Bellaire (TX) High School, where he was a teammate of Jose Cruz Jr....majored in managerial studies at Rice University, where in 1998 he was an All-America selection (.394, 25hr, 91rbi)...finished that '98 season with a school-record 30-game hitting streak...also during his 1998 collegiate season homered in 7 consecutive games...at Rice was a teammate of Lance Berkman. 2006 For the third straight season was on the Yankees' Opening Day roster...appeared in 65g for NYY and 22g for its Class AAA affiliate in Columbus...from 6/9-6/11 made 3 rehab apps at Class A Tampa while recovering from a strained right hamstring...from 5/19-6/14 missed 25g while on NYY's 15-day disabled list with that injury...suffered the hamstring injury trying to make a diving catch on 5/18 vs Tex...made 18 starts for the Yankees (9gs in CF, 6gs in RF, 3gs in LF)...hit his only homer of the season on 7/15 vs WSox...on 8/4 was designated for assignment...5 days later was outrighted to Columbus and spent the rest of the season with the Clippers...following the season became a minor league free agent...on 11/10 was signed by the Reds to a 1-year Major League contract. 2005 Appeared in 76g during 4 stints with the Yankees (Opening Day-5/4, 6/16-6/21, 7/1-7/8, 7/18-end of season)...overall made 23 starts for NYY (12gs in CF, 9gs in RF, 2gs in LF)...twice made a career-best 5 consecutive starts (7/19-7/23, 9/23-9/27)...on 8/24 vs Tor had 2 hits, his first career multi-hit game...had a career-high 3 hits on 9/15 at TB and 9/19 vs Bal...from 9/3-9/15 hit .444 during a career-high 5-game hitting streak...during a 4-game series vs Bal from 9/19-9/22 went 6-for-11...in his last 31 apps of the season hit .345, including .321 in 23g in September...in the American League Division Series vs the Angels started in CF in Games 1, 4 and 5...in Game 5 went 2-for-3 with an RBI. 2004 his first Opening Day roster spot after hitting .357 (2hr, 11rbi) in 18 spring training games... unanimously was chosen by the Yankees' beat writers as recipient of the James P. Dawson Award as the club's top rookie in spring training...appeared in 55g during 5 stints with the Yankees (Opening Day-5/2, 5/22-6/6, 6/15-7/25, 7/31-8/11, 8/29-end of season)...made 8 starts for NYY (5gs in CF, 2gs in LF, 1gs in RF)...in his first 2g for the Yankees produced 2hr and 5rbi...on 4/9 vs WSox hit his first career HR, a 2-run shot in his first plate appearance as a Yankee...became the first player to homer in his first plate appearance as a Yankee since Todd Zeile did it on 4/2/03 at Tor...in his second game, on 4/11 vs WSox, hit a 3-run HR. 2003 Split time between Triple-A Las Vegas and the Dodgers before being traded to the Yankees, concluding his season with Triple-A Columbus...was named Pacific Coast Player-of-the-Week for 4/3-10 and was named Los Angeles Dodgers minor-league Player-of-the-Month for April, batting .407 (33-for-81) with 5HR and 18RBI...before being traded on 7/31, was leading the PCL with a .361 average and a .635 slugging percentage... with Las Vegas batted .361 (100-for-277) with 12HR and 57RBI in 76 games...was also named to the Pacific Coast All-Star Team...was recalled by the Dodgers twice (5/28 and 7/23) and batted .083 (1-for-12) with 1RBI in nine games...in his Major-League debut on 5/29 at Colorado, singled in his first at-bat (as a pinch-hitter) and drove in his first career run...was traded with RHP Scott Proctor on 7/31 to the Yankees in exchange for 3b Robin Ventura...with Triple-A Columbus batted .302 (19-for-63) with 2HR and 8RBI in 16 games...was placed on the disabled list from 8/21 through the end of the season with sprained ligaments in his right thumb. 2002 Was the starting center fielder for Las Vegas before moving on to Jacksonville where he was primarily the Suns' starting left fielder... hit a combined .261 with 11 homers and 56 RBI in 111 games...between the two clubs, had a .325 (40-for-123) batting mark and 42 RBI with runners in scoring position...combined for a .992 fielding percentage (two errors in 259 total chances)...returned to Las Vegas for the playoffs and batted .316 (6-for-19) in four games. 2001 Led Southern League co-champion Jacksonville with a .302 average (116-for-384) while playing all three outfield positions...was selected to the National League squad for the Double-A All-Star Game...also played for the Eastern Division team in the Southern League All-Star Game...was promoted to Triple-A Las Vegas on 8/11...rejoined Jacksonville for the Southern League playoffs and during five-game series against Chattanooga hit .385 (5-for-13) with 3R, 5RBI and 5BB...was named to postseason Southern League All-Star team...on 6/21 at Tennessee went 4-for-6 with 3R, 2HR and 4RBI. 2000 Spent the majority of the season with Class-A Vero Beach, batting .266 (73-for-274) with 8 HR, 51 RBI and 27 SB in 73 games...played for Peoria in the Arizona Fall League, finishing with the third best batting average among hitters with at least 100 or more at-bats (.346) and was third in the league with 36 hits. 1999 Hit .296 (110-for-371) with 1HR and and 37RBI in 96 games for California-League champion San Bernadino...was placed on the disabled list from 6/13-7/23 with a torn ligament in his right knee...had a 13- game hitting streak, batting .478 (22-for-46) with 8RBI. 1998 In his first professional season at San Bernadino, batted .216 (43-for-199) with 14RBI in 56 games.