good times local news media events catalyst santa cruz california “Morgan metro silicon valley news local events san jose weekly Pajaronian local news articles Watsonville California Pajaro Valley” title= santa cruz media events local california weekly king city rustler newspaper media local events car sales buy new car media
57.1 F
English English Español Español
June 12, 2021

Baseball: Gilroy High retires LaCorte’s number

Frank LaCorte, a former Gilroy High and Gavilan College baseball star, had his No. 31 jersey retired by GHS on Saturday night during the Mustangs’ First Pitch Dinner and Silent Auction in the school’s Student Center.

LaCorte pitched for the Atlanta Braves, Houston Astros and California Angels over the course of a 10-year career in the major leagues. The right-hander was a key part of the bullpen for a 1980 Astros team that reached the National League Championship Series, losing in five games to the Philadelphia Phillies. He was the winning pitcher in Game 2 of the 1980 NLCS.

LaCorte, 61, played his final game in the majors for the Angels in 1984.

Please leave a comment


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here