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    Dave LaPoint from the Chronology

    Dec 3, 1988 - Two free-agent pitchers sign 3-year contracts‚ Jesse Orosco with Cleveland and Dave LaPoint with the Yankees.

    Oct 7, 1985 - The Giants trade pitcher Dave LaPoint‚ catcher Matt Nokes‚ and minor league pitcher Eric King to the Tigers for pitcher Juan Berenguer‚ catcher Bob Melvin‚ and a player to be named later.

    Feb 1, 1985 - In an effort to add some much-needed power to their lineup‚ St. Louis trades OF-1B David Green‚ SS Jose Gonzales‚ P Dave LaPoint‚ and OF-1B Gary Rajsich to the Giants for slugging 1B Jack Clark. Gonzales will change his name to his mother's maiden name of Uribe‚ and win the starting shortstop job with the Giants. Giants coach and resident wit Rocky Bridges will note that Uribe really is‚ "the player to be named later."

    Oct 16, 1982 - Four Cardinal pitchers are helpless to stop the Brewers from rallying to a 7-5 win after Dave LaPoint's error in the 7th.

    Dec 12, 1980 - The Cardinals make their 3rd major trade‚ sending the recently acquired P Rollie Fingers‚ C Ted Simmons‚ and P Pete Vuckovich to the Brewers in exchange for P Lary Sorensen‚ OF Sixto Lezcano‚ and minor leaguers OF David Green and P Dave LaPoint. Fingers and Vuckovich will win the AL Cy Young Award for the Brewers in 1981 and 1982‚ respectively.

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