American catcher Caleb John Raleigh plays in Major League Baseball for the Seattle Mariners (MLB). Raleigh made his professional debut for the Mariners in 2021.
Raleigh played collegiate baseball for Florida State University and graduated from Smoky Mountain High School in Sylva, North Carolina.
He participated in the 2016 Cape Cod Baseball League’s Harwich Mariners’ collegiate summer baseball program.
He had a .326/.447/.583 slash line over 62 games as a junior at FSU in 2018, hitting 13 home runs and driving in 54 RBIs.
He was selected by the Seattle Mariners in the third round of the 2018 Major League Baseball draft following the season.
With the Low-A Everett AquaSox, Raleigh made his professional debut, batting .288 in 38 games with eight home runs and 29 RBIs.
Before being promoted to the Double-A Arkansas Travelers in the second half of the season, he began the year with the High-A Modesto Nuts, with whom he was named a California League All-Star.
Raleigh batted .251/.323/.497 in 121 games between the two teams, adding 29 home runs and 82 RBIs.
Due to the minor league season being postponed due to the COVID-19 epidemic in 2020, Raleigh did not participate in a single game.
He was sent to the Triple-A Tacoma Rainers to start the 2021 campaign, where he played 44 games and hit .324/.377/.608 with 9 home runs and 36 RBI.
Meet Stephanie and Todd Raleigh
Stephanie and Todd Raleigh are the parents of Cal Raleigh. Aside from Cal, Stephanie and her husband Todd have two other sons.
Todd Raleigh was the head coach of the Tennessee Volunteers baseball team from 2008 to 2011.
He was previously the head coach at his alma mater, Western Carolina.
In an interview with Cal, He said he looked up to his dad and his dad has always been his role model growing up. Much is not known about Stephaine, Cal’s mom