July 3, 1957 |
San Antonio, Texas
|Batted: Left||Threw: Left|
|August 31, 1979 for the Houston Astros|
|Last MLB appearance|
|June 8, 1991 for the Atlanta Braves|
|Career highlights and awards|
Heep played for five different ballclubs during his 13-year career: the Houston Astros (1979–1982), New York Mets (1983–1986), Los Angeles Dodgers (1987–1988), Boston Red Sox (1989–1990), and Atlanta Braves (1991).
Baseball career 
Heep played baseball for, and graduated from, Lee High School in San Antonio.
Heep played for St. Mary's University in San Antonio where he was twice an All-American, in 1976 and 1978, as a pitcher. At St. Mary's he earned his bachelor's degree in physical education, and he is a member of that school's Athletic Hall of Fame.
Danny Heep was the 4000th strikeout victim to Nolan Ryan on July 11, 1985.
Currently, Heep is the head coach for the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio. Since becoming head coach in 1998, Heep has helped the team to two division championships.
- Article - from University of the Incarnate Word's official website.
- Interview with Danny on Blog Talk Radio. 
- New York Times Article on Heep's collision with Terry Blocker. 
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube