David Dellucci
American baseball player
David Dellucci
David Michael Dellucci is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder.
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2001 Diamondbacks reunite to celebrate 10-year anniversary - TSN
Google News - over 5 years
Grace led off with a single, then was replaced by pinch runner David Dellucci. Delluci made it to second when Rivera threw wild to the bag on Miller's bunt. Dellucci was thrown out at third on Bell's bunt, then in a huge hit that sometimes is
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Ten Years Later - A Celebration - About - Cities & Towns
Google News - over 5 years
Steve Finley, Randy Johnson, David Dellucci, Luis Gonzalez, Tony Womack, Brian Anderson, Erubiel Durazo, Mark Grace, Danny Bautista, Matt Mantei, Reggie Sanders and Matt Williams. They'll all going to be there, along with many others
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Diamondbacks champs to return for 10-year championship celebration - ABC15.com (KNXV-TV) (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Among the players scheduled to be at the celebration are Curt Schilling, David Dellucci, Luis Gonzalez, Mark Grace, Randy Johnson, Steve Finley and Jay Bell. The celebration begins on Friday, Sept. 9 when purple and teal pinstripes worn by the D-Backs
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Red Sox 4 Indians 3: The Old Sinking Feeling - Waiting For Next Year
Google News - over 5 years
He has reached David Dellucci status with me. Do a twitter search of “Austin Kearns” from last night if you need a good laugh. Back to the game. I said I was going to stay positive, didn't I? Despite the first inning runs, Carrasco kept his cool
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The Trade Deadline History Of The D-backs - AZ Snake Pit
Google News - over 5 years
Traded John Prowl, David Dellucci and Bret Prinz to the New York Yankees. Received Raul Mondesi and cash. Did it work? Yes, in the sense that Mondesi hit .302 and his .884 OPS trailed only Gonzo among those with significant playing time
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A Celebrated Career - Kentucky Sports Report (subscription)
Google News - over 5 years
To my eye, not trained to be a pro scout or anything close to the sort, I always figured Head would one day be like Donnie Kessinger or Jake Gibbs from the past or David Dellucci or Jeff Fassero from the more recent past. You know, those guys whose
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Arizona Diamondbacks' worst trade deadline deals: A fan's opinion - Yahoo! Sports
Google News - over 5 years
The Diamondbacks sent fan-favorite David Dellucci(notes), Bret Prinz and Jon-Mark Sprowl to the Yankees on July 29, 2003. Mondesi played in 45 games and batted .302. However, the Diamondbacks needed power and Mondesi only hit eight home runs and
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Fascinating facts from Saturday's games - MLB.com
Google News - over 5 years
David Dellucci hit six in '05. Mike Hargrove (1977) and Brian Downing ('91) each hit five. The Rangers' victory was their 10th straight, giving Texas the longest winning streak in the Majors this season and the third longest (in a single season) in
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Series Preview: Texas Rangers @ Seattle Mariners - Act Two, Scene One - Lone Star Ball
Google News - over 5 years
In 2004 David Dellucci was only one man. In 2006 the Rangers were tied for first. Five days later they lost the lead for good when John Rheinecker failed to beat the Baltimore Orioles. Maybe it isn't so much the heat but because the Rangers were
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All-Star Diamondbacks, #1: Are We Not Men? We are Devo! - AZ Snake Pit
Google News - over 5 years
As we noted previously, he trailed both David Dellucci and Travis Lee there. However, there was no room available for Lee, with Mark McGwire winning the popular vote, and the reserve 1B spot on the roster going to the Big Cat, Andres Galarraga,
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Prospect of the Day: Andy Dirks, OF, Detroit Tigers - Minor League Ball (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
Scouts love his makeup. Dirks profiles as a perfect fourth outfielder since he has no spectacular skills, but does a lot of things well. He could be a regular under the right circumstances. He's similar to players like David DeJesus or David Dellucci,
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Inside info: Cincinnati Steam - Cincinnati.com
Google News - over 5 years
PATH TO MAJORS: Former Cincinnati players in the GLSCL who have gone on to play in the major leagues include Jeff Abbott, David Dellucci and Scott Sauerbeck. The trio played when the team was known as the Cincinnati Spirit
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Closing Time: Underrated Torres off to the races in 2011 - Yahoo! Sports (blog)
Google News - almost 6 years
This century alone, Richard Hidalgo, Morgan Ensberg, David Dellucci(notes) and, most recently, Mike Jacobs(notes) are just a few names who were unable to sustain top-flight productivity beyond their breakthrough campaigns. Don't expect San Francisco's
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The 50 Biggest Chokers in MLB History - Bleacher Report
Google News - almost 6 years
Rivera fielded the ball cleanly and attempted to throw out David Dellucci, running for Grace, at second base for the force. The throw pulled Derek Jeter off the bag, and everyone was safe. The next batter, Jay Bell, also bunted, and this time Rivera
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Hermida Helps The Marlins Improve to 10-1
NYTimes - almost 8 years
Jeremy Hermida hit two late-inning home runs Saturday, and that is only a small part of why he is enjoying the season so far. Hermida hit a three-run homer in the 11th inning after tying the score with a two-run shot in the ninth, and the Florida Marlins beat the host Washington Nationals, 9-6, for their sixth consecutive victory. ''During the
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ROUNDUP; Twins and Crede Agree to Deal
NYTimes - almost 8 years
After sitting idle since losing to the Chicago White Sox in a one-game playoff for the American League Central title, the Minnesota Twins agreed to terms with the free-agent third baseman Joe Crede on a one-year deal Saturday. Provided Crede's back holds up, he will fill a major need for the Twins as a power hitter with a great glove. Crede, 30,
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MAJOR LEAGUE ROUNDUP; For Brewers, a Loss And a Dugout Scuffle
NYTimes - over 8 years
In what is becoming an annual occurrence, the Milwaukee Brewers are losing games -- and their composure -- in early August. Bronson Arroyo lasted six innings and hit a bases-loaded double Monday night, sending the Cincinnati Reds to a 6-3 victory at home that left the Brewers with a next-to-nothing lead in the National League wild-card race. Their
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AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP; Indians' 10-Game Losing Streak Ends With a Win Over the Rays
NYTimes - over 8 years
Ben Francisco drove in a career-high four runs and the host Cleveland Indians stopped a 10-game losing streak Thursday with a 13-2 victory against Tampa Bay, the Rays' fourth straight loss. Cleveland last lost 10 in a row in 1979 and avoided its longest streak in 77 years by hitting four home runs to overcome a 2-0 deficit. The last time the
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Minus a Star, The Bullpen Stays Strong
NYTimes - over 8 years
The topic makes Kyle Farnsworth cringe. Some people may be surprised that the Yankees' bullpen functions without Joba Chamberlain, but Farnsworth is not. He was signed as the Yankees' setup man when Chamberlain was still in college. ''There's not just one person in the bullpen,'' Farnsworth said Saturday after holding the lead in the Yankees' 3-2
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of David Dellucci
    THIRTIES
  • 2011
    Age 37
    In 2011, Dellucci was inducted into the Louisiana American-Italian Hall of Fame.
    More Details Hide Details Dellucci has worked as a baseball analyst for KPHO CBS Channel 5 in Phoenix and on the Jordy Hultberg Show on 1590 AM in Baton Rouge. He also works as a color commentator for Sports South, ESPN 3, Atlantic Sun TV and CST. Dellucci has also been a guest speaker for many businesses, schools, and charities, including the Louisiana Special Olympics Sports Awards Banquet. He is also on the National Wildlife Federation's Vanishing Paradise advisory board. Since February 2010, Dellucci is married to The Price is Right model Rachel Reynolds and has appeared on two episodes of The Price is Right with her, the first was for an engagement episode in 2010, in which he modeled a tuxedo and the second announcing the couple's first pregnancy in September 2012. The couple welcomed their first child, Ruby Rae, on February 13, 2013.
  • 2010
    Age 36
    Dellucci was elected into the Ole Miss "M Club" Athletic Hall of Fame in 2010 and was named as one of the 50 Greatest Athletes in Ole Miss history.
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  • 2009
    Age 35
    Electing not to accept his designated he was released on July 31, 2009 by the Las Vegas 51s, the Triple-A affiliate of the Blue Jays.
    More Details Hide Details He did not return to playing, and chose to retire. Dellucci was named to the All Time Bluefield Orioles team. Throughout his career and after Dellucci has worked with several charities such as Easter Seals, Special Olympics, Children with AIDS foundation and Make a Wish foundation. He is also on the Board of Directors for the Miracle League of Baton Rouge. In 2005 after hurricanes Katrina and Rita he formed his own charity called Catch22forblue in which he raised and personally distributed money for individuals, groups and schools which were affected by the tragedy along from Southeast Texas to Gulfport, Mississippi. He received a Commendation from the Louisiana House of Representatives and was recognized by the state Senate for his efforts. He now heads the Dellucci's Dream Foundation which give free baseball camps and clinics for all boys and girls in the Louisiana area and supports current and past armed service members.
    After a brief stint with the major league club in Toronto, he was designated for assignment on July 24, 2009 due to poor play.
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    On June 10, 2009, Dellucci agreed to terms on a minor league contract with the Blue Jays.
    More Details Hide Details On July 3, the Blue Jays purchased Dellucci's contract from the Las Vegas 51's of the AAA Pacific Coast League.
    While hitting .275 in 40 at bats, he was designated for assignment by the Indians on May 29, 2009, and after clearing waivers was released on June 1.
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    He started the 2009 season on the disabled list with a strained left calf.
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    He missed time early in Spring training 2009 due to a surgically repaired thumb after smashing it in the tailgate of his trailer.
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  • 2007
    Age 33
    On June 19, 2007, while running to first base, Dellucci severely tore his left hamstring tendon off the bone just under his left knee.
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  • 2006
    Age 32
    Dellucci signed with the Cleveland Indians on December 6, 2006.
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  • 2005
    Age 31
    In 2005, Dellucci had one of his best years as a professional.
    More Details Hide Details He recorded a season high in total at bats (435), along with homers (29) and RBIs (65). He is tied for second in Ranger history with 4 lead off home runs. In spring training of, Dellucci was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies for pitcher Robinson Tejeda and Minor League outfielder Jake Blalock. Until the trade of Bobby Abreau, Dellucci was used mostly as a pinch hitter/reserve outfielder but still hit .292 with 13 home runs in 264 at bats.
  • 2004
    Age 30
    In 2004, Dellucci signed with the Texas Rangers as a free agent.
    More Details Hide Details In 331 at bats, Dellucci hit 17 home runs along with 61 RBI. During the Rangers playoff run, Dellucci hit a game winning double to beat the Oakland A's and keep the Rangers in playoff hopes alive. It has been described as one of the most memorable plays in Texas Rangers history.
  • TWENTIES
  • 2003
    Age 29
    He finished the 2003 season as a member of the American League Champion Yankees and appeared in the World Series against the Florida Marlins.
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    Just before the trade deadline in the 2003 season, Dellucci was traded to the New York Yankees, along with pitcher Bret Prinz and catcher John Sprowl, in exchange for outfielder Raúl Mondesí.
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  • 2001
    Age 27
    During the 2001 season, Dellucci hit 10 home runs in 217 at bats with 6 of the home runs coming as a utility player and pinch hitter.
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  • 2000
    Age 26
    Initially the injury was diagnosed to be career ending but he after a successful reconstructive surgery and extensive rehabilitation, he returned to make the team out of spring training in 2000.
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  • 1999
    Age 25
    While hitting .394 in June, 1999 he was diagnosed with a degenerative bone in his left wrist called Keinboks disease.
    More Details Hide Details In honor of Dellucci, the each Diamondback player and coach displayed his number on the side of their caps.
  • 1998
    Age 24
    However, in 1998, as a rookie, and as he found his rhythm in major league baseball, he led the National League in triples.
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    He played for Arizona from the team's inaugural season in 1998 to 2003.
    More Details Hide Details He played on the World Series-winning squad in 2001.
    While playing in the Arizona Fall league for the Phoenix Desert Dogs he was selected by the Arizona Diamondbacks in the 1998 MLB Expansion Draft.
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  • 1997
    Age 23
    In 1997, Dellucci recorded his first Major League hit off of Tom Gordon, which hit off of the Green Monster in Fenway Park.
    More Details Hide Details He hit his first major league home run on June 25 in a road game against Cal Eldred of the Brewers.
  • 1995
    Age 21
    He was named Athlete of the Year at Ole Miss in 1995.
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  • 1994
    Age 20
    He played four seasons at the University of Mississippi, where he was an All-Southeastern Conference selection in both 1994 and 1995 and earned All-American status in 1995, setting 10 school records and winning the SEC batting title in hitting.
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  • TEENAGE
  • 1991
    Age 17
    He was also awarded the Catholic High Man of the Year award as a senior in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details During the winter of 2001, he was inducted into the Catholic High School Hall of Fame as a Grizzly Great.
    Dellucci graduated from Catholic High in Baton Rouge in 1991.
    More Details Hide Details He earned the team's Most Valuable Player honors in both baseball and football, and All-State honors for baseball.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1973
    Born
    Born on October 31, 1973.
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