Biggio eager to tackle challenge of center field

He started his career as a catcher before moving to second base. Now, Craig Biggio is set to man center field.

Originally Published: March 12, 2003
By Jayson Stark | ESPN.com

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- It was never Craig Biggio's ambition to become the most versatile middle-of-the-diamond player in baseball history. Some things in life you don't plan. They just evolve. Like reality shows. And Jennifer Lopez marriages.

No one sets out to be an All-Star catcher, then an All-Star second baseman and then, at age 37, a center fielder in a ballpark with its own hill and flag pole in center field. You never saw Yogi Berra or Johnny Bench try anything that wild. There's a reason ...

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