David Richards

  • 18 year career as a professional player from 1987-2004 and 3 as a Coach.
  • Drafted twice Oakland A’s 1985 in the 11th Round and Detroit Tigers 1987 in the 27th round
  • Big League Rosters with Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros
  • Pitcher of the year Detroit Tigers (Lakeland Tigers) 1989
  • Named #2 Pitching prospect for the Detroit Tigers by baseball america 1990
  • Played Winter League baseball in Venezuela and Mexico for 4 years with a Career ERA under 2.00.
  • Consistently one of leaders in saves.
  • Over 1500 Strikeouts in professional baseball mostly as a relief pitcher with several years of ERA’s of under 2.00 and strikeouts above innings pitched.
  • Used as a pinch hitter/1st baseman/outfielder during his career, also hit .394 with 11 home runs in the Italian professional league in over 200 AB’s.
  • TEAMS: Detroit Tigers, Seattle Mariners, Houston Astros, St. Louis Cardinals, Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, Toronto Blue Jays, Taiwan, Mexico, Italy, Korea, Venezuela, Newark Bears, Nashua Pride, Atlantic City Surf.
  • Has run camps, clinics, and lessons nationwide throughout his career.
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