The son of TV game-show host Peter Marshall, LaCock was the American Association
MVP in 1974 (.327, 23 HR, 91 RBI). The 6'2" lefthander hit .364 in the 1978 LCS.
He left the majors in 1981 to play in Japan.
FROM THE BASEBALL CHRONOLOGY
»September 3, 1975:
Pitcher Bob Gibson gives up the last hit of his career, a pinch grand slam to Pete LaCock of the Cubs. Chicago beats the Cards, 11–6.
»December 8, 1976:
The Cubs acquire Greg Gross from Kansas City for infielder Julio Gonzales. Then in a three-team deal, the Cubs also get OF Jim Dwyer from the Mets for Pete LaCock. LaCock then goes to KC for Sheldon Mallory who goes to New York.