August 14, 1975 |
|April 6, 1999, for the Chicago White Sox|
|Last MLB appearance|
|April 7, 2002, for the New York Mets|
Christensen played for three different ballclubs during his career: the Chicago White Sox (1999–2001), Los Angeles Dodgers (2001), and New York Mets (2002). He made his Major League Baseball debut on April 6, 1999. Christensen last played in a Major League game on April 7, 2002 and is now retired and working as a real estate developer.
Christensen is a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, and reportedly passed up a million-dollar signing bonus in order to serve a mission in Japan. Christensen was originally drafted by the California Angels and was traded to the White Sox while in Japan as a missionary.
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