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Full Name:

♦ David Lawrence McKay.

♦ Married to Lene…has a son, Cody, who was a catcher in the Cardinals' organization from 2004-05.

♦ Inducted into the Canadian National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2001.

♦ Attended Columbia Basin Junior College in Pasco, Wash. and Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

Coaching career
♦ Enters his first season with the D-backs as First Base Coach and 31st on a Major League coaching staff.

♦ Was First Base Coach on three World Series championship clubs: 1989 A's and 2006 and 2011 Cardinals.

♦ Spent the previous two seasons as First Base Coach with the Cubs (2012-13) where he also served as the club's Outfield Coach…credited with Alfonso Soriano's defensive improvement in left field, going from a .961 fielding percentage (25 E) in 382 games from 2009-11 to .986 (6 E in 241 games) from 2012 until his trade to the Yankees on July 26, 2012.

♦ Served on Tony LaRussa's coaching staff for 27 straight seasons (1984-2011), including 16 straight at first base with the A's (1989-95) and Cardinals (1996-2011).

♦ Began his coaching career as a player-coach in Oakland's Minor League system in 1983.

Playing career
♦ Hit .229 with 70 doubles, 15 triples, 21 home runs and 170 RBI in 645 Major League games with the Twins
(1975-76), Blue Jays (1977-79) and A's (1980-82).

♦ Made his Major League debut on Aug. 22, 1975 vs. Tigers and homered in his first career at-bat (off Vern Ruhle)… hit safely in 21 of his fi rst 22 games.

♦ Selected by the Blue Jays in the fifth round (49th overall) in the 1976 Expansion Draft…was the first Canadian born player to appear with Toronto, going 2-for-4 with a RBI in the club's inaugural game on April 7, 1977 vs. White Sox.

♦ Appeared in six postseason games with the A's in 1981, going 6-for-22 (.273) with one homer and twop RBI…hit a solo homer in Game 3 of the ALDS vs. Royals (off Larry Gura).

♦ Signed by the Twins as a free agent on June 20, 1971.

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