Dave Yoakum

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David E. Yoakum

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Biographiccal Information[edit]

Infielder Dave Yoakum played in the minor leagues from 1966 to 1971, mostly at the A level.

Yoakum was a player/coach in the Houston Astros organization (1971), a scouting supervisor/infield instructor for the Astros (1972) and New York Yankees (1974-76), a scouting supervisor/minor league instructor with the Toronto Blue Jays (1977-80) and a major league advance scout for the Blue Jays (1981-91). Yoakum has worked for the Chicago White Sox since 1991, currently serving as a special assistant to GM, scouting other major league clubs.

Yoakum was inducted into the Professional Baseball Scouts Hall of Fame on March 30, 2010.