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Current Status
Free Agent since 2012-11-18 * Definition of FA
High Level
Proper Name
Christopher John Nitkowski
Stat Years
1993-2012  [mlb] 1995-2005
6-3 / 205
Left / Left
P (639)
Draft Position
Born Date/Place
1973-03-09 in Suffern, New York   [48.272]
High School
Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey,NJ)
St. John's University (New York,New York), Florida Atlantic University (Boca Raton,Florida)
Selected by the Cincinnati Reds in Round #1 (#9 overall) of the 1994 Amateur Entry Draft (June-Reg Phase)
Signing Scouts
Ray Bellino
MLB Debut
1995-06-03 - Boxscore  (Age: 22.086)
Service Time
DET [5] HOU [3] CIN [2] PIT [2] TEX [2] NYN [2] WAS [1] SLN [1] NYA [1] ATL [1]
ID Numbers
tbc id: 655 ... retro id: nitkc001 ... mlbam id: 119809
Pitch Repertoire
TBC Apps
Career Talent RatingsPitchingStrikeouts59Walks32Hittable48SO/BB39vsPower48Hitting.269Durability56Team.506Ratings Explained
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On Base

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