Dave Concepción

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May 29, 2013 by Elizabeth Metz

Concepcion

Shortstop, 1970-1988. Inducted 2000.

A heralded defensive shortstop known particularly for his range, Concepción won 5 Gold Gloves and perfected the one-hop on Astroturf throw to first. Initially a weak hitter, he ultimately became a valuable member of the bottom of the “great eight” Big Red Machine lineup, hitting over .280 in 8 seasons. Concepción played his entire 19-year career with the Reds.

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  1. […] teams of the 1970s. Responsible in particular for drafting Don Gullett and Ken Griffey, signing Dave Concepción, trading for Joe Morgan and George Foster, and hiring the unknown and unproven Sparky Anderson as […]

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