a specialized helmet with no brim.
About the Back: How on earth did Valle get a card number ending in zero?
1. On September 26, 1986, his pinch-hit three-run homer in the eighth inning tied Seattle's contest with the Indians.
2. In 1990, Valle committed only two errors in 677 chances and threw out 42% of opposing base stealers.
3. Dave spent over a decade lending analysis to Mariners game broadcasts, and has also worked for MLB Network. Last year, he managed Seattle's Class A Everett AquaSox to a 28-48 record.
11-Year-Old Kevin Says: Valle was one of those players I assumed was friendly, because he often had a wide smile in photos.
Bill James Said: "He is coming off his best major league season with the bat, but is 33 years old and a career .235 hitter, so whoever signs him may be riding for a fall." After batting .258/.354/.395 with 13 homers and 63 RBI in 1993, Dave played only 46 games the following season for the Red Sox and Rangers, batting .232/.348/.375 with two homers and 10 RBI.
On This Date in 1993: February 4. The Boston Celtics retire Larry Bird's number 33 jersey.