Dave Righetti Speaker Profile
Dave Righetti Biography
Dave Righetti was born November 28, 1958 and is a formerleft-handed pitcher for various Major League Baseball teams, primarily the NewYork Yankees. He is currently the pitching coach for the San Francisco Giantsand was the first player in history to both pitch a no-hitter and also lead theleague in saves in his career. Dennis Eckersley later duplicated the feat. Hisnickname is Rags.
In 1980 he returned to the minor leagues, but rejoined the Yankees in 1981wearing number 19, which he would keep until 1994. He pitched strongly as astarter for the Yankees from 198183, winning the American League's Rookie ofthe Year award in 1981, and helping the Yankees reach the World Series the sameyear.
Following the 1990 season, he signed as a free agent with the San FranciscoGiants. While with the Giants in 1991, he broke Sparky Lyle's major leaguerecord for left-handers of 238 career saves; Righetti's record would standuntil 1994, when John Franco surpassed his eventual total of 252. Righettisaved only 24 games in 1991, and the following two years saw him ineffective inmiddle relief roles; his career as a closer was over.
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