Meet Calvin Schiraldi
17U White Head Coach
We are proud to announce Calvin Schiraldi as the 17U White Coach for Action Baseball Club!
Schiraldi attended Westlake High School before being drafted by the Chicago White Sox in the 17th round in 1980. Schiraldi chose to further his education at University of Texas before entering the MLB. At UT, Schiraldi pitched alongside Roger Clemens and pitched the team to a 1983 College World Series championship. Schiraldi was named the College World Series Most Outstanding Player and was named to the All-Tournament Team.
After his time at UT, Schiraldi was drafted by the NY Mets in the first round (27th pick) in the 1983 MLB Draft. Schiraldi made his major league debut on September 1, 1984. In 1985 Schiraldi was traded to the Boston Red Sox where he appeared in four of the seven games of the 1986 American League Championship Series against the California Angels. He then played in game 1 and game 6 of the 1986 World Series against the NY Mets.
From there Schiraldi went on to play with the Chicago Cubs in 1988. In 1989 he went to the San Diego Padres. Schiraldi ended his career with the Texas Rangers’ where he played through 1991.
From there Schiraldi went on to be the head coach at St. Michael’s Catholic Academy.
Schiraldi currently lives in the Austin, TX area and is excited to work with the players at Action Baseball Club.