Chris Capuano, 2008 Topps #347, Brewers

Player: Capuano, Chris

Card: 2008 Topps #347

Position: LHP

Cappy’s been awesome. From the start of Spring Training, he had more velocity on his fastball. Everybody knows Cappy has an amazing changeup to righties and lefties. He added a curveball that gave him another dimension.” – Teammate A.J. Ellis (Lyle Spencer, MLB.com, 06/23/2013, ‘Cappy deserves credit for Dodgers’ success’, Source)

Christopher Frank Capuano (born August 19, 1978 in West Springfield, MA) is a former pitcher for the Arizona Diamondbacks, Milwaukee Brewers, New York Mets, Los Angeles Dodgers, Boston Red Sox, New York Yankees, and Milwaukee Brewers. Chris played in MLB for 12 years. He won 18 games in 2005, and was an All Star in 2006.

Capuano pitched for the MLB All Star team in the 2014 MLB Japan All Star Series. He started two games for the MLB All Stars, allowing just one earned run on five hits and striking out seven batters.

In 2019, Capuano was hired by the MLBPA as Director of Operations, after completing his master’s degree in business administration from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He had obtained a bachelor’s degree in economics from Duke University before his playing career, and had been a player representative, taking part in the CBA negotiations in 2011 and 2016.

(excerpted from Baseball Almanac, BR Bullpen & Wikipedia)

2005 Topps #446

Listen to Larry Baldassaro’s interview with Chris here – or view the Next Stop on the Baseball Italian Style Tour


Chris is part of the All-Star Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop


Chris is also part of the LA/Brooklyn Dodgers Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop


Chris is also part of the New York Yankee Players Tour – Go To the Next Stop


Chris is also part of the Boston Red Sox Player Tour – Go to the Next Stop


See Capuano’s baseball cards at TCDB


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