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Daniel Thomas Plesac (born February 4, 1962 in Gary, IN) was a pitcher with an 18 year career from 1986 to 2003. He played for the Milwaukee Brewers and Toronto Blue Jays both of the American League and the Chicago Cubs, Pittsburgh Pirates, Arizona Diamondbacks and Philadelphia Phillies all of the National League. February 4 is the 35th day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... Gary is a city located in Lake County in northwest Indiana in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. ... Major league affiliations National League (1998-present) Central Division (1998-present) Current uniform Ballpark Miller Park (2001-present) Major league titles World Series titles (0) None NL Pennants (0) None AL Pennants (1) 1982 NL Central Division titles (0) None AL East Division Champs (1) [1] 1982 Wild card berths... Major league affiliations American League (1977-present) East Division (1977-present) Current uniform Ballpark Rogers Centre (1989-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 AL Pennants (2) 1992 â€¢ 1993 East Division titles (5) 1985 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1991 â€¢ 1992 1993 Wild card berths (0) None The Toronto Blue Jays... American League The American League (or formally the American League of Professional Baseball Clubs) is one of two leagues that make up Major League Baseball in the United States of America and Canada. ... Major league affiliations National League (1876-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark Wrigley Field (1916-present) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1908 â€¢ 1907 NL Pennants (16) 1945 â€¢ 1938 â€¢ 1935 â€¢ 1932 1929 â€¢ 1918 â€¢ 1910 â€¢ 1908 1907 â€¢ 1906 â€¢ 1886 â€¢ 1885 1882 â€¢ 1881 â€¢ 1880 â€¢ 1876 Central Division titles (1... Major league affiliations National League (1887-present) Central Division (1994-present) Current uniform Ballpark PNC Park (2001-present) Major league titles World Series titles (5) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1925 1909 NL Pennants (9) 1979 â€¢ 1971 â€¢ 1960 â€¢ 1927 1925 â€¢ 1909 â€¢ 1903 â€¢ 1902 1901 Central Division titles (0) None East Division titles... Major league affiliations National League (1998-present) West Division (1998-present) Current uniform Ballpark Chase Field (1998-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 2001 NL Pennants (1) 2001 West Division titles (3) 2002 â€¢ 2001 â€¢ 1999 Wild card berths (0) None The Arizona Diamondbacks are a Major League Baseball... Major league affiliations National League (1883-present) East Division (1969-present) Current uniform Ballpark Citizens Bank Park (2004-present) Major league titles World Series titles (1) 1980 NL Pennants (5) 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1950 1915 East Division titles (6) [1] 1993 â€¢ 1983 â€¢ 1980 â€¢ 1978 1977 â€¢ 1976 Wild card berths (0... This article refers to the American baseball league. ...


Plesac was originally a starting pitcher before becoming the closer of the Milwaukee Brewers. Plesac served primarly as a left handed specialist from the mid 90's till the end of his career.


On May 28, 1988, in his first start since 1981, Milwaukee's Odell Jones no-hit the Cleveland Indians for 8 and 1/3 innings before allowing a pinch single to Ron Washington. Plesac saved the 2–0 victory. May 28 is the 148th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar (149th in leap years). ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In baseball and softball, a no-hit game (more commonly known as a no-hitter) refers to a contest in which one of the teams has prevented the other from getting an official hit during the entire length of the game, which must be at least 9 innings by the... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) East Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (2) 1948 â€¢ 1920 AL Pennants (5) 1997 â€¢ 1995 â€¢ 1954 â€¢ 1948 1920 Central Division titles (6) [1] 2001 â€¢ 1999 â€¢ 1998 â€¢ 1997 1996 â€¢ 1995 Wild card berths (0) None [1] - In... Ronald Washington (born April 29, 1952)in New Orleans, Louisiana is the current third base coach of the Oakland Athletics, and potential managerial candidate with the firing of former As manager Ken Macha. ... To save in a sport means to stop a goal or to maintain the lead. ...


He was elected to the American League All-Star team 3 times (1987, 1988 and 1989). He ended with a 65-71 record and a 3.64 ERA in 1064 games and 1072 innings pitched. All-star (also, Allstar or All Star) is a term with meanings in both the worlds of sports and entertainment. ... In baseball statistics, earned run average (ERA) is the mean of earned runs given up by a pitcher per nine innings pitched. ... In baseball, innings pitched (IP) are the number of innings a pitcher has completed, measured by the number of batters and baserunners that are put out while the pitcher is in the game. ...


Today, Plesac works as a news telecaster for Comcast Sportsnet Chicago, cohosting as a highlighter for Chicago Cubs and White Sox pre and postgame shows.


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Dan Plesac - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (215 words)
Daniel Thomas Plesac (born February 4, 1962 in Gary, IN) was a pitcher with an 18 year career from 1986 to 2003.
Plesac was originally a starting pitcher before becoming the closer of the Milwaukee Brewers.
Plesac served primarly as a left handed specialist from the mid 90's till the end of his career.
Dan Plesac | BaseballLibrary.com (863 words)
The first pick of the Milwaukee Brewers in the June 1983 draft, the 6'5" Plesac was used exclusively as a starter in the minors but became one of the American League's premier relievers after his arrival in 1986.
Plesac was knocked out again in August 1988, this time with tendinitis in his pitching shoulder, but set a Brewers record for saves in a season by a lefthander, with 30.
Plesac returned to the Blue Jays for the 2001 season, signing a one-year deal in December 2000.
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