Dave Smith (smithda02)
David Stanley Smith
- Bats Right, Throws Right
- Height 6' 1", Weight 195 lb.
- School San Diego State University
- High School Poway High School
- Debut April 11, 1980
- Final Game June 8, 1992
- Born January 21, 1955 in Richmond, CA USA
- Died December 17, 2008 in San Diego, CA USA
Smith is the Astros' all-time leader in games pitched with 563 appearances for the team, all but one of them in relief. He also saved 199 games for the Astros, second behind Billy Wagner, with his personal best being 33 in the team's 1986 division-winning season; he had six seasons of 20 or more saves for Houston.
Smith died of a heart attack at age 53 in 2008.
- 2-time NL All-Star (1986 & 1990)
- 30 Saves Seasons: 1 (1986)