David Joseph Silvestri
Positions: Third Baseman, Pinch Hitter and Shortstop
Bats: Right, Throws: Right
Height: 6' 0", Weight: 180 lb.
Debut: April 27, 1992
Drafted By: Houston Astros in the 2nd round of the 1988 amateur draft
Pro Teams: Expos / Yankees / DevilRays / Angels / Rangers
Born: September 29, 1967 in St. Louis, MO
High School: Parkway Central HS (Chesterfield, MO)
Schools: University of Missouri Columbia (Columbia, MO)
Silvestri attended the University of Missouri, where he played for the Missouri Tigers baseball team. He was drafted by the Houston Astros in the second round of the 1988 Major League Baseball Draft. That year, he played internationally for the United States baseball team in the 1988 Baseball World Cup, where he batted .333/.407/.542 with 10 runs as the club's shortstop. He won a silver medal with the team. He also played in the 1988 Seoul Olympics, winning a Gold medal.
Before the 1990 season, Silvestri was traded with a player to be named later to the New York Yankees for Orlando Miller. During the 1995 season, he was traded to the Montreal Expos for a minor league player.