Player Details


Corey Baird


5' 10"


161 lbs

Date of Birth

1.30.1996 (28)


Escondido, CA, USA



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Career Summary

On Jan. 11, 2024, FC Cincinnati sign forward Corey Baird to a contract through 2025 with an option for 2026.

Houston Dynamo FC (2021-2023): Made 7 appearances, four starts in 2021 for HDFC after being acquired from LAFC … appeared in 23 games (17 starts) in 2022 … added two goals and four assists across 1,353 regular season minutes … had a career year in 2023, scoring 14 goals in 48 appearances across all competition for HDFC … opened his career-high goal tally with his first-career hat trick on May 23 in the U.S. Open Cup Round of 16 against Minnesota United FC … matched his career-high with eight regular season goals in addition to two Leagues Cup goals and his first-career MLS Cup Playoff goal in the Dynamo’s third game of their victorious Round One fixture against RSL … started in a career-high 28 regular season matches, logging 2,338 minutes and adding six assists.

Los Angeles Football Club (2021): Made 14 appearances, logging 758 minutes across nine starts … scored three goals and added two assists across regular season play.

Real Salt Lake (2018-2020): Won MLS Rookie of the Year in 2018 with 8 goals and five assists … played in 31 games (21 starts) that season, logging 1,903 minutes … appeared in 52 regular season games over the next two seasons, 40 of those being starts … scored a combined 7 goals and added 8 assists his last two season with RSL.

International: Earned four caps with the United States Men’s National Team since his debut on January 28, 2019, against Panama at the conclusion of the annual USMNT January Camp, which was his first senior call up. He also represented the United States at the U-15, U-17, U-18 and U-20 levels.

College (Stanford): The California native won three national championships at Stanford from 2015-2017. He tallied 16 goals and finished with 28 assists in his four seasons with the Cardinal, where he made 69 starts and finished with 77 appearances for Stanford.