May 30, 1956 |
|July 18, 1978 for the Cincinnati Reds|
Last MLB appearance
|July 2, 1991 for the San Francisco Giants|
|Earned run average||4.02|
Career highlights and awards
LaCoss was drafted by the Cincinnati Reds in the third round of the 1974 amateur draft. He played for the Cincinnati Reds (1978–81), Houston Astros (1982–84), Kansas City Royals (1985), and San Francisco Giants (1986–91). He batted and threw right-handed.
In 1987 he was ninth in the National League with 13 wins.
LaCoss recorded two home runs his entire career, in consecutive at-bats in 1986. The first was off Dane Iorg, a utility player who entered the game to pitch for the San Diego Padres near the end of an 18–1 Giants blowout. The next came off Cincinnati Reds ace Tom Browning in the next game.
Mike owned and operated Mike LaCoss Enterprises Inc, YESS Foundation, and a website called ibaseballchannel.
- "Mike LaCoss Profile". Retrieved 2 January 2014.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube
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