August 9, 1963 |
|September 10, 1988, for the California Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 22, 1990, for the Seattle Mariners|
|Earned run average||5.79|
Vance Odell Lovelace (born August 9, 1963 in Tampa, Florida) was a Major League Baseball pitcher from 1988 to 1990 for the California Angels and Seattle Mariners. Lovelace was a southpaw power pitcher from Tampa's Hillsborough High School, the same school where Dwight Gooden and Gary Sheffield played. Lovelace appeared in nine games during his career, all in relief, and finished with a 0-0 career record, and a 5.79 ERA over just 4.2 total innings pitched.
He joined the Dodgers as Vice-President of Player Personnel in 2009 and his position was changed to Special Advisor to the President in 2014, which he held through 2016.