Nicknamed "Spiderman" for his intense fear of spiders, he played in the big leagues for 13 seasons and won a World Series in 2000 with the New York Yankees.
He attended Santa Cruz High School in California.
He played for the Chicago Cubs from 1993 to 1994 and then again from 1998 to 2000.
He was born and raised in Santa Cruz, California.
All-Star first baseman Mark Grace was his teammate on the Cubs.