Alberto Callaspo

Team Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals
Position Second Base
Born Apr 19, 1983
Nationality Venezuela Venezuela
Team History
Kansas City Royals Kansas City Royals 2008 - present
Arizona Diamondbacks Arizona Diamondbacks 2006 - 2007

Alberto José Callaspo was born on April 19, 1983 in Maracay, Venezuela. He is a utility infielder for the Kansas City Royals.

Alberto is 5’ 9”, weighs 180 pounds, switchhits, and throws right.

Minor LeaguesOn February 16, 2001, Alberto was signed by the Anaheim Angels as an amateur free agent.

On February 28, 2006 the Angels traded him to the Arizona Diamondbacks for Jason Bulger.

Major LeaguesAlberto made his major league debut for the Diamondbacks on August 6, 2006.

On December 14, 2007, the Diamondbacks traded him to the Kansas City Royals in exchange for pitcher Billy Buckner.

PersonalAlberto and his wife, Marianny Paola, live in Phoenix, Arizona with their child.

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