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Eli Whiteside
San Francisco Giants — No. 22
Catcher
Born: October 22, 1979 (1979-10-22) (age 30)
New Albany, Mississippi
Bats: Right Throws: Right 
MLB debut
July 5, 2005 for the Baltimore Orioles
Career statistics
(through through 2009)
Batting average     .230
Home runs     2
Runs batted in     14
Teams

Dustin Eli Whiteside (born October 22, 1979 in New Albany, Mississippi) is a Major League Baseball catcher for the San Francisco Giants. He played previously for the Baltimore Orioles, making his major league debut in 2005. In 2008, he played in the minors for the Minnesota Twins and San Francisco Giants organizations. He was called up to the San Francisco Giants on May 24, 2009, was the starting catcher, and collected his first NL hit.

On July 10, 2009, Whiteside caught Jonathan Sanchez's no-hitter against the San Diego Padres.[1]

On August 5, 2009, Whiteside hit a grand slam, his first Major League home run, against Brian Moehler of the Houston Astros on a first pitch fastball.

Personal Life

While being interviewed, Whiteside stated that he and his wife are expecting their first baby.

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