|Batting average .202|
Role Baseball player
Name Dave Silvestri
|Runs batted in 36|
Home runs 6
Education University of Missouri
David Joseph Silvestri (born September 29, 1967 in St. Louis Missouri) is a former infielder in Major League Baseball from 1992 to 1999. He also played on the United States baseball team at the 1988 Summer Olympics.
Silvestri attended the University of Missouri, where he played for the Missouri Tigers baseball team. He was drafted by the Houston Astros in the second round of the 1988 Major League Baseball draft. That year, he played internationally for the United States baseball team in the 1988 Baseball World Cup, where he batted .333/.407/.542 with 10 runs as the club's shortstop. He won a silver medal with the team. He also played in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, winning a Gold medal.
Before the 1990 season, Silvestri was traded with a player to be named later to the New York Yankees for Orlando Miller. During the 1995 season, he was traded to the Montreal Expos for a minor league player.
Silvestri managed the Hudson Valley Renegades of the New York–Penn League in 2000 and the Great Falls Dodgers of the Pioneer League in 2001.