Donnie Moore

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Donnie displaying his motion

Donnie Moore is a relief pitcher for California on the NES version of RBI. Like his teammate Doug Corbett, he is a part of the weak link in California's team - the bullpen. His fastball can be effective on occassion, but he offers next to nothing in terms of curve or breaking ball. This is one reasons why a popular strategy against California is to take and foul off a lot of pitches against starters and try to get into the bullpen.

RBI Stats


  • Born Donnie Ray Moore on November 4, 1952 in Lubbock, TX
  • July 18, 1989 in Anaheim, CA
  • Drafted by the Chicago Cubs in the 1st round (3rd pick) of the 1973 amateur draft (Secondary Phase)
  • Played in the Big Leagues with Chicago (NL) (1975, 1977-1979), St. Louis (1980), Milwaukee (1981), Atlanta (1982-1984) and California (1985-1988)
  • Traded by the Chicago Cubs to the St. Louis Cardinals for Mike Tyson on October 17, 1979
  • An All-Star in 1985, when he was third in the American League with a career-high 31 saves

Career Stats

43 40 3.67 655 416 186 8 22 4 0 0 89 1.350

Hall of Shame Entries

  • Known as one of the biggest goats in recent baseball history for giving up go-ahead home run to Dave Henderson in Game 6 of the 1986 ALCS, costing his team a chance to go to the World Series for the first time in franchise history.
  • Turned to drugs after his playing days ended, and wound up killing himself as well as shooting his wife in 1989.

RBI Baseball Cards

Donnie Moore's 1987 Topps card
1987 Topps Tattoos temporary Donnie Moore tattoo

Other Pics

Media guide from 1986 playoffs featuring Donnie Moore on the cover

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