|Born: October 4, 1962|
La Marque, Texas
|September 12, 1988, for the San Francisco Giants|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 18, 2002, for the Anaheim Angels|
|Earned run average||3.91|
|Career highlights and awards|
Dennis Bryan Cook (born October 4, 1962), is an American former professional baseball pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the San Francisco Giants (1988–1989), Philadelphia Phillies (1989–1990, 2001), Los Angeles Dodgers (1990–1991), Cleveland Indians (1992–1993, 1995), Chicago White Sox (1994), Texas Rangers (1995–1996), Florida Marlins (1997), New York Mets (1998–2001), and Anaheim Angels (2002). He made his big league debut on September 12, 1988, and played his final game on September 18, 2002.
Cook was a member of the 1997 World Champion Marlins, pitching in the World Series and was the winning pitcher in relief in Game 3.
Although not on the postseason roster, Cook was a member of the 2002 Angels team that won the World Series, defeating the Giants.
Although a pitcher, Cook was also a good hitter and he is number 2 on the list of Major League All-Time Best Hitting Pitchers between 1973-2003 (with 100 or more at-bats). His batting average was .264 (29-for-110) and he had 2 career home runs.
- Kat Szmit (January 3, 2018). "Dennis Cook Bringing Pitching Prowess To Chatham". capecodchronicle.com. Retrieved September 25, 2019.
- Career statistics and player information from MLB, or ESPN, or Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or Baseball-Reference (Minors), or Retrosheet
- Dennis Cook at SABR (Baseball BioProject)
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