Charles Edward Culberson is a Major League Baseball infielder for the Texas Rangers of the United States. Culberson was selected first overall in the 2007 Major League Baseball draft by the San Francisco Giants.
He formerly played for the San Francisco Giants, Colorado Rockies, Los Angeles Dodgers, and Atlanta Braves in Major League Baseball. In 2012, he made his MLB debut.
Culberson was born to Charles and Kim Culberson in Rome, Georgia. Chelce is his older sister. Culberson’s father was the Giants’ 16th-round pick in the 1984 draft and spent five seasons in their minor league organization.
While some baseball websites claim that Charlie Culberson’s grandfather was Leon Culberson, who played in the major leagues from 1943 to 1948, Charlie Culberson has said that “he was actually my grandfather’s first cousin.”
Culberson was picked 51st overall in the 2007 Major League Baseball Supplemental Draft by the San Francisco Giants out of Calhoun High School in Calhoun, Georgia.
He was added to the 40-man roster to avoid being drafted in the Rule 5 draft after the 2011 season, in which he batted.
The Richmond Flying Squirrels of the Double-A Eastern League hit 259 batters with 10 home runs and 56 runs batted in. Prior to the 2012 season, he was ranked as the sixth greatest second base prospect.
How Much Does Charlie Culberson Make Annually?
Charlie Culberson makes an annual average salary of $1,750,000.