Frank DiPino

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Frank DiPino
Pitcher
Born: (1956-10-22) October 22, 1956 (age 57)
Syracuse, New York
Batted: Left Threw: Left
MLB debut
September 13, 1981 for the Milwaukee Brewers
Last MLB appearance
July 22, 1993 for the Kansas City Royals
Career statistics
Win–loss record 35–38
Earned run average 3.83
Strikeouts 515
Saves 56
Teams

Frank Michael DiPino (born October 22, 1956 in Syracuse, New York) is a retired Major League pitcher who played for the Milwaukee Brewers, Houston Astros, Chicago Cubs, St. Louis Cardinals, and Kansas City Royals.

On September 7, 1982, DiPino struck out 10 batters in 5 innings for his first Major League victory. On July 21, 1986, the Astros traded DiPino to the Cubs for IF/OF Davey Lopes.

DiPino was the winning pitcher in the Cubs' first night game ever played at Wrigley Field on August 9, 1988.

DiPino has the best batting average against for any pitcher w/ more than 10 plate appearances vs. HOF member Tony Gwynn. Gwynn, a lifetime .338 hitter, was .050 [1 for 20 with 3 walks].

DiPino is currently a pitching instructor for Perfect Practice of Syracuse, NY.[1]

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