From BR Bullpen
David Gordon Cripe
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 0", Weight 180 lb.
- School College of William and Mary, University of La Verne
- Debut September 10, 1978
- Final Game October 1, 1978
- Born April 7, 1951 in Ramona, CA USA
 Biographical Information
Dave Cripe played seven games in the majors for the Kansas City Royals in 1978, a team which won its division. Cripe, a third baseman, didn't succeed in taking the job away from the regular at that position, George Brett.
Cripe managed in the minors from 1982-1986 with a .546 winning percentage.
 Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1982||Asheville Tourists||South Atlantic League||65-76||8th||Houston Astros|
|1983||Daytona Beach Astros||Florida State League||85-49||1st||Houston Astros||Lost League Finals|
|1984||Daytona Beach Astros||Florida State League||82-62||2nd||Houston Astros||Lost in 1st round|
|1985||Osceola Astros||Florida State League||77-58||2nd||Houston Astros||Lost in 1st round|
|1986||Columbus Astros||Southern League||--||Houston Astros||--||replaced by Charlie Taylor on June 10|