August 3, 1964 |
San Pedro, California
|September 2, 1986, for the New York Mets|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 1, 2000, for the Los Angeles Dodgers|
|Runs batted in||376|
|Career highlights and awards|
Kevin Daniel Elster (born August 3, 1964) is an American former professional baseball shortstop. He played 13 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) from 1986 to 2000 for the New York Mets, New York Yankees, Philadelphia Phillies, Texas Rangers, Pittsburgh Pirates. and Los Angeles Dodgers.
In the 1988-89 seasons, Elster set the major league record for consecutive games without an error for a shortstop at 88 games and Baltimore great Cal Ripken Jr. would later break that record, playing in his 95th errorless game in 1990. In 1996 playing for the Texas Rangers Ulster set the Major League record for the most runs batted in during a season for a 9th batter with 99.
In 1987 (2/7), he married Jennifer Pizzata and later divorced. In 1996 (2/10), he married Kimberlee Drake and also later divorced. In 2003 (6/7) he married Jennifer Black and later divorced.
He played the part of Pat Corning in the 1994 movie Little Big League.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or The Baseball Cube, or Baseball-Reference (Minors)
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