Cool facts about CC
Big League Seasons: 11
MLB Debut: 04/08/2001
Birthday: July 21, 1980
Hometown: Vallejo, CA
Contract Status: Signed thru 2017
Acquired: Selected by Cleveland in the 1st round (20th overall) of the 1998 amateur draft.
Favorite Movie: Goodfellas
Favorite TV Show: Amazing Race, Entourage
Secret talent: I’m a really great dancer!
Favorite Musical Group / Artist: Jay-Z & Rick Ross
Favorite Thing to do away from baseball: Spending time with my family
Favorite Athlete Growing Up: Ken Griffey Jr.
Favorite Team: Oakland Raiders
Person who has most influenced you: My Mother (Margie)
Road City: Chicago
Road Ballpark: Safeco Field
If I wasn’t a baseball player: I would be teaching Physical Education and Coaching Baseball at Vallejo High School.
No one can believe it: I danced with Oakland Ballet in the Nutcracker for charity
Favorite Baseball Moment: Hitting Home Run in Cincinnati in 2005
Contract Status: Signed as a free agent by the New York Yankees on Dec 18, 2008 to a 7 year contract, re-signed to an extension in the winter of 2011.
Favorite Holidays: Christmas and Thanksgiving because of all the family togetherness, I love to surprise others, and of course, the great food!