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Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby reynolds80 » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:42 pm

Better known as "The Creature" from Moneyball, David Beck looked to be coming along fine, K'ing a batter an inning or more in the low minors, and then "voluntarily retired in 2003" according to the Baseball Cube.

Anyone know what happened to the guy or remember reading anything about him?
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Postby Another Blown Save » Mon Jan 29, 2007 3:45 pm

He supposedly got released after the 03 season according to This article.
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Postby JustAnotherYanksFan » Tue Jan 30, 2007 1:11 am

I googled David Beck Moneyball and came up with this:

[quote]Sabermetrics is useful for scouting minor leaguers, but you cannot draft just based on stats. The tools simply cannot be ignored. I saw David Beck (the pitcher known as “The Creatureâ€
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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby LizBeck02 » Tue Oct 19, 2010 10:51 pm

I doubt this thread is very active but I know what happened to David Beck. I married him. I am not sure what "mental issues" he supposedly has but that is far from true anyway. As far as his baseball career, if anyone is still interested post again and I will see if he wants to answer any questions regarding it. I know of a few circumstances that caused him to put baseball on the back burner. He still loves the game and he still has that arm... I know- I have been hit by one of his snowballs- I dont snowball fight with him any more. :-D
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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby DaSh 1s » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:08 pm

What the balls...
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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby dAnzac » Tue Oct 19, 2010 11:11 pm

Welcome Liz ;-D
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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby DbacksRback » Wed Oct 20, 2010 12:11 am

DaSh 1s wrote:What the balls...


:-b couldn't stop laughing at this
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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby ayebatter » Wed Oct 20, 2010 1:08 am

dAnzac wrote:Welcome Liz ;-D



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Re: Here's a real challenge... What ever happened to David Beck?

Postby Neato Torpedo » Wed Oct 20, 2010 2:27 am

Tell him the Torpedo dropped a greeting, he'll know who I am.
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