Date of Birth: 10/30/1986
Height: 6' 2" Weight: 225 lbs
College Experience: Western Kentucky University
Resides: Oxford, MS
Chad Cregar begins his third year with the ThunderBolts in 2013. He signed with the team on June 13, 2011. In 2012, he set ThunderBolts records with 31 home runs, 93 RBIs and a .599 slugging percentage. He was both a midseason and postseason all star. Chad was a 47th round pick of the Chicago Cubs in the 2008 amateur entry draft but did not sign. He was picked in the 15th round of the 2009 amateur entry draft by the Florida Marlins, and he played two-plus seasons in the Marlins system, reaching high-A Jupiter in 2011. After leaving Northwest Mississippi Community College, Chad played two seasons at Western Kentucky, where he hit a combined .342 with 40 homers and 145 RBI. Cregar attended Oxford High School in Oxford, Mississippi.