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Danny Heep
Born: July 3, 1957 (1957-07-03) (age 52)
San Antonio, Texas
Batted: Left Threw: Left 
MLB debut
August 31, 1979 for the Houston Astros
Last MLB appearance
June 8, 1991 for the Atlanta Braves
Career statistics
Batting average     .257
Hits     503
RBI     229
Career highlights and awards

Daniel William Heep (Born July 3, 1957 in San Antonio, Texas), is a retired Major League Baseball outfielder.

Heep played for five different ballclubs during his 13 year career: the Houston Astros (1979-1982), New York Mets (1983-1986), Los Angeles Dodgers (1987-1988), Boston Red Sox (1989-1990), and Atlanta Braves (1991). He made his Major League Baseball debut on August 31, 1979, and played his final game on June 8, 1991.

Heep played for two different World Series Champions: the New York Mets in 1986, and the Los Angeles Dodgers in 1988.

Heep is a San Antonio native. He played baseball at and graduated from Lee High School.

Heep played for St. Mary's University in San Antonio where he was twice an All-American, in 1976 and again in 1978, as a pitcher. At St. Mary's he earned his bachelor's degree in physical education, and he is a member of that school's Athletic Hall of Fame.

Currently, Heep is the head coach for the University of the Incarnate Word in San Antonio, Texas. Since becoming head coach in 1998, Heep has helped the team to two division championships.


Danny Heep was a known member of the Scum Bunch, a group who played practical jokes on the other players and the coaches.




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