Happy Birthday Dave Concepcion!!!
Dave Concepcion turns 66 years old today.
Dave Concepcion’s major league career lasted 19 seasons. And all of them came as a member of the Cincinnati Reds.
A superb defender at shortstop, Concepcion helped anchor one of the most talented infields in all of baseball’s history. For his incredible defensive efforts, Concepcion won 6 Gold Glove awards in a 7-year span.
A career .267 hitter, he collected 2,326 hits. Fleet on his feet, Concepcion scored 993 runs for the Reds while also stealing 321 bases. Other impressive offensive stats include 950 RBI, 389 doubles, 101 home runs, and 48 triples.
Concepcion was named as a National League All-star 9 times. He also won back-to-back Silver Slugger trophies in 1981 & 1982.
Dave Concepcion’s brilliant play at shortstop along with his speed and ability to get on base helped the Cincinnati Reds win World Series titles in 1975 & 1976.
Happy Birthday Mr. Concepcion!!!