January 16, 1990
Catcher Terry Steinbach signed a two-year, $1.8-million contract with the Oakland Athletics.
December 15, 1992 |
Free-agent catcher Terry Steinbach of the Oakland Athletics agreed to a four-year, $14-million deal with the team, rejecting a more lucrative offer from the New York Yankees. Steinbach, 30, batted .279 last season, his best average since his rookie year. He said that loyalty to the A's made him say no to the Yankees, who offered about $3 million more.
June 3, 1991 |
Terry Steinbach, catcher for the Oakland Athletics, was in fair condition at Mercy Hospital in Chicago hospital after being struck in the head by a pitch Saturday night, hospital officials said. The extent of Steinbach's injuries hadn't been determined, nor had doctors estimated how long Steinbach would be hospitalized, hospital spokeswoman Joan Hession said. Steinbach was hit by Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Bobby Thigpen during the ninth inning of Saturday night's game.
August 17, 1993 |
Oakland catcher Terry Steinbach will miss the rest of the season with a broken wrist, the Athletics said Monday. Steinbach was hit by a pitch Sunday against Minnesota. He was put on the 15-day disabled list Monday. Steinbach's .285 average led the team. He had 10 home runs and 43 runs batted in. * Management negotiator Richard Ravitch intends to send a letter today to the Major League Baseball Players Assn. outlining the decisions announced at last week's owners meeting.
May 17, 1999 |
Minnesota catcher Terry Steinbach was placed on the 15-day disabled list, retroactive to May 13, with a medial sprain in his left knee. His replacement, A.J. Pierzynski, caught the last two innings Sunday, setting up a situation in which both of the game's catchers were named A.J.--A.J. Hinch caught for the A's. * The Rangers placed right-handed pitcher Esteban Loaiza on the 15-day DL retroactive to May 12 with a broken hand.
December 6, 1996 |
Like Dave Winfield, Jack Morris, Rick Aguilera and Paul Molitor before him, Terry Steinbach turned down more money to come home and play for the Minnesota Twins. The New Ulm, Minn., native and former University of Minnesota star agreed to a $6.2-million, two-year contract Thursday after the most productive of his 10 seasons with the Oakland Athletics.