Kevin Daniel Elster
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 2", Weight: 180 lb.
Born: August 3, 1964 in San Pedro, CA
High School: Marina HS (Huntington Beach, CA) School: Golden West College (Huntington Beach, CA) by the Drafted New York Mets in the 2nd round of the 1984 amateur draft (January). Player signed May 21, 1984.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 2, 1986 (Age 22)
vs. SFG 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB Teams (by GP): Mets/Rangers/Dodgers/Pirates/Phillies/... 1986-2000 Agents: Patrick Elster, previously: Dennis Gilbert [*] Final Game: October 1, 2000 (Age 36)
vs. SDP 1 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
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News -- March 2014
3/31 Baseball News Source: Jordy Mercer: Pirates Look to Turn Shortstop Position into Strength: Clint Barmes, Ronny Cedeno , Jack Wilson, Mike Benjamin, Pat Meares, Lou Collier, Kevin Elster. Those names all have two things ...
3/10 Baseball News Source: Jordy Mercer: Pirates Look to Turn Shortstop Position into Strength: Clint Barmes, Ronny Cedeno , Jack Wilson, Mike Benjamin, Pat Meares, Lou Collier, Kevin Elster. Those names all have two things ... News -- February 2014
2/21 Crashburn Alley: Crash Bag, Vol. 94: Ben Wetzler Lightning Round: NBA trade deadline, labor strife, Little Big League…we’ve got it all this week. @truelladelphia: “How great ... News -- December 2013
12/29 Mets Merized: Around the Diamond – Shortstop: In the Mets 52 year history, there have been 22 different players that would be classified as the “everyday” Shortstops. ...
12/11 MetsMinors.net: The 1986 Mets We Didn’t Know: The Lower Minors: Once we drop below AA, the number of players in the Major League organization that eventually makes it to the majors drops off. ...
12/9 MetsMinors.net: The 1986 Mets We Didn’t Know: The Jackson Mets: The 1986 Jackson Mets were the Mets AA affiliate in the Texas League. They were managed by former major leaguer and future Mets ... News -- November 2013
11/27 AroundTheFoghorn: AT&T Park Moments – The Bonds Era: AT&T Park has been home to the San Francisco Giants since the team left Candlestick park after the 1999 season. Back when ... News -- July 2013
7/6 Beachball Delay: The Dodgers and Camp Kevin: A little more than 13 years ago, a light-hitting veteran infielder went north and rained home runs down upon a brand new pumpkin ... News -- March 2013
3/16 Mets360.com: The 1989 Mets: The team that didn’t deserve to win: I purchased a copy of the 1989 Mets yearbook last week. While reading it, I began to wonder what happened to this team. The 1989 ...
3/11 Mets360.com: Comparing the 40th and 50th anniversary Mets teams: Last year the Mets had a nice big celebration for the 50th anniversary of the franchise. This included not one, but two All-Time ... News -- February 2013
2/16 Mets360.com: 1986 Mets versus 2013 Mets: Bench: This is the second in a series of evaluations comparing the 1986 World Series Champions with the projected 2013 team. The first ... News -- October 2012
10/25 Baseball Analytics: Nine to Know: World Series Game 1, 8-3 Giants: 1. Justin Verlander is human - Verlander went just four innings and allowed five runs on six hits , walking one ... News -- February 2012
2/21 NY Baseball Digest: Mark Fidrych, the Greatest Non-Roster Invitee: The minor-league deal. The non-roster invite to spring training. It’s like one of those phrases you hear in passing and ignore. ... News -- October 2011
10/24 MLBTradeRumors: Losing Your Best Ever At A Position: Every year at about this time, teams all over baseball prepare for free agency with the understanding that they could lose some ... News -- September 2011
9/15 B-R Blog: Higher strikeout total than batting average points: Adam Dunn sits at 160 strikeouts with a .162 batting average. Unless he gets a few more hits or doesn't get any more at-bats this ... News -- June 2011
6/3 NY Baseball Digest: Former Mets Prospect Leading Long Island: It was September 3rd, 1990 and the Mets needed a shortstop to replace the injured Kevin Elster. A 23 year old kid from Brooklyn ... News -- May 2011
5/10 B-R Blog: Bad Batter Starts To A Season: How many players, since 1919, had 14+ games within his team's first 25 games of the season where he had 3+ PA in the contest with ...
5/6 Rising Apple: New York Mets alumni week appearanced May 6-8: Former New York Met George Foster / N. DiunteThe New York Mets will be showcasing their alumni this weekend at events throughout ... News -- March 2011
3/19 B-R Blog: 8-Hitter Homers: Since 1919, who has hit the most homeruns in baseball while batting out of the 8th slot in the line-up? If I did this query correct, ... News -- January 2011
1/18 NY Baseball Digest: Evaluating the History of Mets – Yankees Trades: Yesterday, Howard suggested the Mets and Yankees swap Mike Pelfrey for Joba Chamberlain. It got me to thinking about the history ... News -- December 2010
12/1 YankeeAnalysts.com: A graphical look at Yankee shortstop wOBAs since 1990: Though we've made no secret of our preferred position of the Yankees and Brian Cashman holding firm at their three-year, $45 million ... News -- July 2010
7/4 B-R Blog: 3 Home Runs from the 8 Hole: In Andy's post from earlier today, Gonzo raised the question about Drew Stubbs hitting three home runs from the 8 hole in the ...