David Jeffrey LaPoint
Bats: Left, Throws: Left
Height: 6' 3", Weight: 205 lb.
Born: July 29, 1959 in Glens Falls, NY
High School: Glens Falls HS (Glens Falls, NY) by the Drafted Milwaukee Brewers in the 10th round of the 1977 amateur draft.
( All Transactions) Debut: September 10, 1980 (Age 21)
vs. MIN 3.0 IP, 1 H, 0 SO, 2 BB, 0 ER, Sv Teams (by GP): Cardinals/Yankees/WhiteSox/Giants/Padres/... 1980-1991 Agents: Bob Gilhooley,Jim Bronner [*] Final Game: April 20, 1991 (Age 31)
vs. STL 3.2 IP, 5 H, 2 SO, 3 BB, 3 ER
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News -- February 2014
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1/27 STLCardinalBaseball: The Ten Best Scrap Heap Pickups In Cardinal History: Fans have been somewhat disillusioned by the quiet and questionable moves this offseason by the Cardinals. Randy Choate? Ty Wigginton? ...
1/24 WasWatching: Worst Pitching Staff In Yankees History: It has to be the 1989 staff, right? Rk Pos Age W L W-L% ERA G GS GF SV IP HR BB SO ERA+ WHIP SO/9 SO/BB 1 SP Andy Hawkins 29 15 ... News -- September 2012
9/6 Rising Apple: Glory Days: Keith Hernandez: The Mets are off today after escaping St. Louis with a victory yesterday afternoon, and today on “Glory Days,” we profile ... News -- July 2012
7/16 High Heat Stats: Have bat (or glove, or arm), will travel: As the dog days of summer approach, a lighter bit of trivia for you. No heavy analysis here, just some idle fun with the Play ... News -- April 2012
4/11 High Heat Stats: No Longer on “Speaking” Terms – This Week in Baseball Trade History: In a follow-up to my inaugural piece in this vein, I’m looking at trades occurring this week (Apr 9 to 15) in baseball history. ... News -- October 2011
10/13 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game FourThe Brewers look to even the series on their home turf. Game four of the 1982 World Series is detailed here. ...
10/12 Pitchers Hit Eighth: Cardinals and Brewers 1982 and 2011 Pitching Staff Mashups: Late last night/early this morning, we posted our 1982/2011 Cards and Brewers roster mash-ups. The idea behind this undertaking ...
10/10 i70baseball.com: A Look Back: 1982 – Game OneRecapping game one between the Cardinals and Brewers, from 1982. ... News -- September 2011
9/28 NY Baseball Digest: Unique Team Chemistry Has Long Island on Cusp of Title: We cover all sorts of New York baseball stories here. The Mets and the Yankees are at the core of what I discuss, but baseball ... News -- August 2011
8/26 NY Baseball Digest: Rockland Boulders And America’s Best New Ballpark: The Rockland Boulders debuted this past June in the Can-Am League, but I have spent very little time covering the team. In a town ... 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
5/27 NY Baseball Digest: Dave LaPoint Managing New Team in Rockland County: Yesterday morning a new independent league team to the Tri-State area opened their season across the river in Newark, New Jersey. ... News -- April 2011
4/17 B-R Blog: Justin Verlander’s Trippy Balk: Did you see this one? Verlander still has a ways to go before he catches up to some of these guys: Spanning Multiple Seasons or ... News -- March 2011
3/31 The Captain's Blog: Opening Day Flashback to the Early 1990s: When Hope Didn’t Spring Eternal: For a few years in the 1990s, Opening Day wasn’t exactly a time of new hope and great expectations for Yankees fans. Younger ...
3/31 YankeeAnalysts.com: How the Yankees have fared on Opening Day since 1990: Astute readers may recall that prior to last year’s Opening Day I took a look back at the Yankees’ Opening Day results ... News -- December 2010
12/27 PhillyBaseballNews.com: An Average Pitcher…Only if YOU didn’t have to face him: Tom Underwood was the quintessential average major league pitcher. In fact, over the course of an 11-year (1974 to 1984) major ... News -- November 2010
11/28 NY Baseball Digest: Second Long Island Team in Atlantic League: This is about a week late, but some interesting news from the Atlantic League via Atlantic League Notebook: First, the Newark ... News -- October 2010
10/9 B-R Blog: Young Starters In The Post-Season: Phil Hughes is 24.29 years old at this moment and will be starting Game 3 of the 2010 ALDS for the Yankees this evening. How ... News -- August 2010
8/29 B-R Blog: Cal McLish 1925-2010: Cal McLish has passed away at age 84.
He had a lengthy career and is often noted for a few things:
McLish first appeared in the ... News -- July 2010
7/14 PaulLebowitz.com: George Steinbrenner's Unappreciated, Underreported Attributes: There was a heart in there....somewhere: Because he acquired such a re**** as a raving lunatic capable of coming unhinged ...