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Encyclopedia > Terry Steinbach

Terry Lee Steinbach (born March 2, 1962 in New Ulm, Minnesota) is a former catcher in Major League Baseball who played for 14 years from 1986 to 1999. He played for the Oakland Athletics and Minnesota Twins, both of the American League. March 2 is the 61st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (62nd in leap years). ... 1962 (MCMLXII) was a common year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1962 calendar). ... New Ulm is a city located in Brown County, Minnesota. ... The position of the catcher Catcher is also a general term for a fielder who catches the ball in cricket. ... Major League Baseball (MLB) is the highest level of play in professional baseball in the world. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 8 - Willie McCovey is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, and becomes the 16th player elected in his first year of eligibility. ... This year in baseball: 1999 - 2000 - 2001 - 2002 - 2003 - 2004 - 2005 Events January-March January 5 - Nolan Ryan, George Brett and Robin Yount are elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) West Division (1969-present) Major league titles World Series titles (9) 1989 â€¢ 1974 â€¢ 1973 â€¢ 1972 1930 â€¢ 1929 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 AL Pennants (15) 1990 â€¢ 1989 â€¢ 1988 â€¢ 1974 1973 â€¢ 1972 â€¢ 1931 â€¢ 1930 1929 â€¢ 1914 â€¢ 1913 â€¢ 1911 1910 â€¢ 1905 â€¢ 1902 West Division titles (13) [1... Major league affiliations American League (1901-present) Central Division (1994-present) West Division (1969-1993) Major league titles World Series titles (3) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1924 AL Pennants (6) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1965 â€¢ 1933 1925 â€¢ 1924 Central Division titles (3) 2004 â€¢ 2003 â€¢ 2002 West Division titles (4) 1991 â€¢ 1987 â€¢ 1970 â€¢ 1969 Wild... 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. ...


He was elected to the American League All-Star team 3 times (1988, 1989 and 1993), and was named MVP of the 1988 game. The Major League Baseball All-Star Game, also popularly known as the Midsummer Classic, is an annual exhibition baseball game between players from the National League and the American League, currently selected by fan vote for the position players and by the manager for pitchers. ... This article is currently under construction // This year in baseball Events January 12 - Former Pittsburgh Pirates slugger Willie Stargell is the only player elected this year to the Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America. ... 1989 in baseball - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... // This year in baseball Events January - Reggie Jackson is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Baseball Writers Association of America, receiving 94% of the vote. ...


In 2005, his first year of eligibility, Steinbach received less than 5% of the vote (he received one vote; the threshold was 26) from the Baseball Writers Association of America (BBWAA) for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, thus becoming ineligible to appear on future BBWAA ballots. Though extremely unlikely, Steinbach may eventually be considered for induction into the Hall by the Veterans Committee once 20 years have passed from his date of retirement (therefore, in the year 2020), in accordance with current Hall of Fame rules (enacted in 2001). The following are the events of the year 2005 that happened world-wide throughout the sport of baseball. ... The 2005 elections to select inductees to the Baseball Hall of Fame shall proceed in keeping with rules enacted in 2001. ... Founded in 1908 as the Baseball Writers Association of America, the BBWAA is a professional association for baseball journalists writing for daily newspapers and magazines. ... The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, United States, is a semi-official museum operated by private interests that serves as the central point for the study of the history of baseball in the United States and beyond, the display... The Veterans Committee, officially the Committee on Baseball Veterans, is a committee of the National Baseball Hall of Fame that provides a second chance for Hall of Fame election to players passed over in regular Hall of Fame balloting. ... 2020 (MMXX) will be a leap year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


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  • Baseball-Reference.com - career statistics and analysis

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Terry Steinbach | BaseballLibrary.com (819 words)
Steinbach's career began as auspiciously as one could, when he slugged a pinch-hit home run in his first major-league plate appearance off Greg Swindell of the Cleveland Indians on September 12, 1986.
Steinbach had much of the same role the following year, in the lineup most of the time switching between catcher and DH, along with a few stints in the outfield and at first.
Steinbach came back to earth for the Twinkies, putting up power numbers similar to his pre-1996 statistics.
Ex-Gopher Terry Steinbach retires - Minnesota Daily (753 words)
Steinbach said he was not sure what he would do in the future, but baseball would always be a part of his life.
Steinbach also stressed his need to spend time with his wife and three children as important factors in his decision.
Steinbach did not rule out coaching in the future, possibly at the college level, but said now he is just going to enjoy retirement.
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