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matt desalvo, 2007 topps #UH156, yankees

Player: DeSalvo, Matt

Card: 2007 Topps Rookie #UH156

Position: RHP

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Matthew Thomas DeSalvo (born September 11, 1980 in New Castle, PA) is a former Major League Baseball pitcher. He made his major league debut with the New York Yankees on May 7, 2007, against the Seattle Mariners going 7 innings giving up only 3 hits.

Matt was one of the greatest pitchers in NCAA Division III history. He holds the NCAA Division III record for career wins (53), strikeouts in a season (205), and strikeouts in a career (603.) His records for career wins and career strikeouts are NCAA All-Division records. He was inducted into the National College Baseball Hall of Fame in July 2016, becoming the first Division III pitcher inducted.

DeSalvo was signed as an undrafted free agent by the New York Yankees in 2003. He made his major league debut for the Yankees on May 7, 2007, against the Seattle Mariners.

DeSalvo signed with the Lamigo Monkeys of the Chinese Professional Baseball League for the 2012 season.

(excerpted from Baseball Almanac, BR Bullpen & Wikipedia)

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2005 Topps Heritage #63

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Matt DeSalvo is part of the Topps Card Tour – 2007 Topps – Go to the Next Stop


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


Matt is also part of the Braves Players Tour – Go To the Next Stop


See all Matt’s baseball cards at TCDB


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