Born: November 7, 1967|
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
|August 3, 1991 for the Montreal Expos|
Last MLB appearance
|April 27, 2000 for the St. Louis Cardinals|
|Earned run average||7.37|
David Paul Wainhouse (born November 7, 1967 in Toronto, Ontario) is a former professional baseball player who pitched for seven seasons in Major League Baseball. A right-hander, Wainhouse was primarily a middle reliever.
Wainhouse attended Mercer Island High School in Mercer Island, Washington, where he played varsity baseball in his senior year. He attended college at Washington State, where he joined the baseball squad as a walk-on. Wainhouse had a strong season in his junior year, finishing with a 7–0 record.
The Montreal Expos selected Wainhouse with their first-round pick of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft, making him the first Canadian-born player picked the first round as well as the highest-ever pick out of Washington State.
Later that summer, prior to making his professional debut, Wainhouse was named to the Canada's Olympic baseball team. At the Seoul Games, baseball was a demonstration event. Canada finished the preliminary round with a 1–2 record and failed to qualify for the medal round.
Wainhouse made his pro debut in
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While playing with Indianapolis in
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A back injury kept Wainhouse out of action in
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Wainhouse signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in
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Wainhouse retired after the
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- Raley, Dan (2 May 2007). "Where Are They Now: Dave Wainhouse". Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- "Dave Wainhouse". thebaseballcube.com. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- "Dave Wainhouse Statistics". baseball-reference.com. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- "Former Major Leaguer Dave Wainhouse Hired As SU Pitching Coach". goseattleu.com. Retrieved 30 January 2009.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube