David John Sax (born September 22, 1958) is a former Major League Baseball player and the older brother of All-Star second baseman Steve Sax. He played as a catcher for the Los Angeles Dodgers (1982–83) and Boston Red Sox (1985–87) in his brief major league career. His lone major league home run came against Jimmy Key in an important AL East matchup on September 21, 1986. It helped the eventual American League east champion Red Sox defeat their rival 3-2 in a late season game. [1]

Dave Sax
Born: (1958-09-22) September 22, 1958 (age 64)
Sacramento, California
Batted: Right
Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 1, 1982, for the Los Angeles Dodgers
Last MLB appearance
April 26, 1987, for the Boston Red Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average.267
Home runs1
Runs batted in8

Sax also played winter ball with the Navegantes del Magallanes club of the Venezuelan League in the 1983–84 season.[2] He later made a brief appearance for the Daytona Beach Explorers of the Senior Professional Baseball Association in 1991.[3]


  1. ^ "Boston Red Sox at Toronto Blue Jays Box Score, September 21, 1986".
  2. ^ Pura Pelota
  3. ^ The Trading Card Database

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