David LaFrance May
Bats: Left, Throws: Right
Height: 5' 10", Weight: 186 lb.
Born: December 23, 1943 in New Castle, DE
High School: William Penn HS (New Castle, DE)
Signed by the San Francisco Giants as an amateur free agent in 1961.
Debut: July 28, 1967 (Age 23.217, 10,207th in MLB history)
vs. CLE 5 AB, 1 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1968 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Brewers/Orioles/Braves/Rangers/Pirates 1967-1978
Last Game: October 1, 1978 (Age 34.282)
vs. PHI 0 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 1 SB
Died: October 20, 2012 in Bear, DE
Relatives: Father of Derrick May
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