Craig Paquette
Third baseman / Outfielder
Born: (1969-03-28) March 28, 1969 (age 52)
Long Beach, California
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
June 1, 1993, for the Oakland Athletics
Last MLB appearance
April 24, 2003, for the Kansas City Royals
MLB statistics
Batting average.239
Home runs99
Runs batted in377

Craig Harold Paquette (/pɑːˈkɛt/; born March 28, 1969) is an American former professional baseball third baseman. He played in Major League Baseball (MLB) for the Oakland Athletics, Kansas City Royals, New York Mets, St. Louis Cardinals, and Detroit Tigers. In 2007, he played for the Camden Riversharks.

A native of Long Beach, California, Paquette attended Rancho Alamitos High School and then went on to play college baseball for Golden West College. In 1988, he played collegiate summer baseball with the Brewster Whitecaps of the Cape Cod Baseball League.[1] He was selected by Oakland in the 8th round of the 1989 MLB Draft.


  1. ^ "Major League Baseball Players From the Cape Cod League" (PDF). Retrieved January 9, 2020.