Has two children: Cory (12/20/91) and Haley (9/1/94)...Graduated from Bishop Ward (KS) High School where he starred in baseball...Named All-Kansas both his junior and senior years...Attended Kansas City CC and Louisiana Tech University...Was named Seattle Post-Intelligencer Sports Star of the Year in February 1999...His father, Diego, compiled a 91-111 record as a pitcher in a 15-year major league career and was the only player to play for both the Seattle Pilots (1969) and the Mariners (1977)...Diego was the Opening Night starter for the Pilots in 1969 and in the Kingdome in the first game in Mariners history...Also played with Oakland, Kansas City, Washington, St. Louis and Boston...Diego won the AL ERA title with a 2.56 mark in 1970 with Oakland...David originally signed with the Orioles after being the club's 18th-round pick in the 1987 First Year Player Draft...Signed by Ray Crone...Returned to Baltimore in January to take part in Orioles Fanfest...In 2001, David purchased tickets for Orioles games that were donated to charitable, non-profit groups.2003Began the season on the DL with a fractured thumb, but returned to hit a sizzling .441 in his first 10 games ... Went back on the DL on April 24 with a strained right hamstring ... Shortly after returning to action, Segui clubbed three home runs in a five-game stretch from May 7-11 ... Played his final game of the season on July 25 before undergoing surgery to repair a tendon in his left wrist.2002For the 2nd straight year, spent most of the season on the disabled list...Played in only 26 games and missed the last 122 games of the Orioles schedule...Was placed on the 15-day disabled list on May 18...Underwent surgery on May 21 in Baltimore to repair
torn triangular firbrocartilage complex (TFCC) and an injury to the ECU tendon and sheath in his left hand...Was moved to the 60-day DL on June 15...Went 3-for-5 on Opening Day vs. New York but went just 1-for-23 over the next 6 games...Went 4-for-5 with 3 RBI on April 11 vs. Tampa Bay, matching his career-high for hits in a game...That
started a stretch in which he batted .410 (18-44) with 10 RBI and hit safely in 10 of 13 games...Missed 3 games after injuring his left wrist when his hand was stepped on sliding into home on April 26
at Kansas City...Returned and went 3-for-11 in 3 games, getting a double, home run and 3 RBI on May 2 vs. Kansas City in the last game before being sidelined for 5 more games.
Made 3 more starts over the next 8 days, going 0-for-11, before being sidelined for the season...The
Orioles were 18-21 at the time.
Over the last 2 seasons, the Orioles were 46-65 with Segui in the lineup and 74-128 when he was out.
Went 1-for-2 with 2 RBI with bases loaded, improving his career mark with the bases loaded to .376
(47-125) with 6 homers and 125 RBI.
His .99536 pct. (9277 TC, 43 E) ranks behind Steve Garvey (.99594), Don Mattingly (.99582) and Wes
Parker (.99567) among first basemen.
2001Returned for his second stint with the Orioles and suffered through an injury-filled season, appearing in 82 games...Played in just one game after August 23 due to a sore left knee...Left the game on September 7 at Seattle and missed the final 22 games of the year...Following the season, had surgery to remove two small particles from his left knee...Surgery was performed by Dr. Steve Joyce in Kansas City on October 22...After he left the lineup on August 23, the Orioles lost 6 straight and 16 of their next 17 games...The Orioles went 38-44 in the games in which Segui played, batting .261 and scoring 4.7 runs per game...Without Segui, the Birds were 25-54, batted .235 and scored 3.8 runs per game...Hit safely in a season-high 11 straight games, August 6-23, before missing time with the injured knee...Batted .391 (18-46) with 7 doubles, 2 home runs and 9 RBI during streak, despite missing 6 of 10 games with an inner ear infection, August 10-20...Had 3 hits and 3 RBI on August 19 at Boston, including a 448-foot home run that hit the back wall in center field at Fenway Park...Missed 21 games after being placed on the disabled list on July 23, retro to July 16, with a sprained medial collateral ligament in his left knee...Injured his knee while twisting his cleats into the dirt on a swing...Was activated from the disabled list on August 4 and hit safely in 12 of 14 games, batting .333 (19-57)...Matched his career-high with his 4th two-homer game on June 19 vs. Toronto...His previous 3 all came in 1998 for Seattle.
Was 7th in the American League in batting with men on base at .336 (45-134)...Had 44 RBI in his last 69 games...Matched his career-high with 4 hits on June 2 at Oakland, the 9th time in his career he accomplished the feat...Had a 10-game hitting streak, June 26-July 6...Went 6-for-36 (.167) over his first 13 games of the season...Batted .320 over his final 69 games of the year, beginning with 3 straight mulit-hit games in a series at Tampa Bay, April 20-22...Made his first trip to the disabled list on April 28, retroactive to April 23, with a strained extensor tendon of the middle finger of his left hand...Injury occurred on April 22 at Tampa Bay when Devil Rays shortstop Felix Martinez landed on the hand while turning a double play...Committed a career-high 9 errors...On April 21, committed his first error in 82 games at first base, dating to August 7, 1999...Began season as baseball's all-time leader in fielding percentage at first base, but fell to 4th all-time after posting a .983 fielding mark in '01...His .9953 pct. (9145 TC, 43 E) ranks behind Steve Garvey (.99594), Don Mattingly (.99582) and Wes Parker (.99567)...Went 2-for-4 with 2 RBI with the bases loaded...Owns a career mark of .374 (46-123) with 6 homers and 123 RBI with sacks full.
2000Set career highs with .334 batting average and 103 RBI...Had 192 hits, 42 doubles and 93 runs scored while splitting season between Texas and Cleveland.
Finished 6th in American League in batting, 8th in hits, tied for 10th in doubles and 7th with 58 multi-hit games...His .429 batting average in day games led the majors and his .344 average off right-handers was 4th in the American League.
Did not commit an error in 617 chances in 73 games at first base, stretching his errorless streak at the position to 74 games dating to 8/7/99.
Appeared in his 1,000th game at first base on July 16 at San Francisco to qualify as the all-time fielding percentage leader at that position...Finished the season as the all-time leader with a .996053 mark (8616 total chances, 34 errors).
Was traded from Rangers to Indians on July 28...Was traded from Toronto to Texas in spring training on March 16 in 3-team deal with Montreal, with 1B Lee Stevens going from Rangers to Expos and IF Brad Fullmer from Expos to Blue Jays.
Split time between DH and first base with Texas, and also played in right field for Cleveland...Overall, started 71 games at first, 67 games at DH and 7 games in right field.
Batted .400 (8-20) with the bases loaded and owns a career mark of .370 (44-119) with 6 homers and 121 RBI with sacks full.
Had a pair of 13-game hitting streaks, one each with Texas and Cleveland...Did it with Rangers from April 25-May 10 and with Indians from August 8-24.
Hit his 5th career grand slam in his first game with Indians after the trade from Texas, July 29 at Camden Yards, off the O's John Parrish...Hit his 6th career slam on September 15 at New York off Yankees' Jason Grimsley.
Batted .325 or higher his entire time with Texas...Finished April 2nd in the AL in batting at .391 and was hitting .387 (48-124) in 32 games through May 10.
Hit safely in 45 of 57 games with Cleveland...Finished 3rd on Texas team with 29 doubles despite not playing playing there for final 2 months of season.
Hit .465 (40-86) on the first pitch...Finished 8th in the AL with 20 GIDPs.
Had arthroscopic surgery on his left knee (patella tendinitis) and left foot (non-union of his 2nd toe) on October 5 in Cleveland...Surgery was peformed by Indians team physician Dr. Louis Keppler.1999Split the season between the Seattle Mariners and Toronto Blue Jays and hit a combined .298 with 27 doubles, 14 home runs and 52 RBI...Opened the season with Seattle and appeared in 90 games and hit .293 with 9 home runs and 39 RBI...Hit in 15 straight games from 5/10 to 5/29...In June hit .356 with 2 home runs and 9 RBI...Hit in 19 of 22 games in July and posted a .287 average with a home run and 9 RBI...Traded to Toronto on 7/28 in exchange for LHP Steve Sinclair and RHP Tom Davey...On 7/30 served one-game suspension for his part in the Mariners-Dodgers fight on 7/11...Made his Blue Jays debut on 7/31 vs Detroit...Appeared in 31 games for Toronto and hit .316 with 5 home runs and 13 RBI...Collected career hit No. 1000 on 8/1 vs. Detroit off C.J. Nitkowski...On 8/7 at Texas was hit on the right hand while fielding a ball off the bat of Mark McLemore...Left game after suffering a non-displaced fracture of the 5th metacarpal bone...Placed on the 15-day disabled list on 8/10...Upon return had just one at bat from the right side of the plate...Hit his 100th career home run on 9/10 against Detroit's Erik Hiljus...After the stay on the DL, hit .301 (22-73) with 4 home runs and 10 RBI...Became 32nd player to appear for both Montreal and Toronto...With Toronto hit .333 with runners in scoring position.1998Played Gold Glove-caliber defense and set career-highs in numerous of offensive categories despite struggling through final 2 months of season with knee injury...Led ML first baseman with .999 fielding percentage (one error in 1162 total chances), establishing a new Mariners club mark...Set career highs in at-bats, runs, hits, doubles and RBI...Became 3rd Mariner to HR from each side of plate 4/1 vs. Cleveland...Named AL Player of the Week for 3/31-4/5...Finished April with a team-high .374 average...Hit 4th career grand slam on 6/19 vs. Oakland and equaled season high with 5 RBI...Had 4th career 2-HR game on 7/1 vs. Colorado, his 3rd 2-HR game of b98...Hit HR #15 at Texas on 7/5; blast reached second deck in RF (29th all-time to second deck at The Ballpark)...Matched career-high with 4 hits on 7/17 vs. KC...Also had 4 hits on 8/2 at Baltimore (6th career 4-hit game)...Right knee locked during rain delay August 6 at Detroit and limited him for remainder of season...Homered in both games of a double-header September 11 at Kansas City...Had a pinch-hit, game-winning RBI double September 18 at Anaheim in the 12th inning; knock was just the third pinch-hit by a Mariners lefty...Hit .308 with the bases loaded...Underwent arthroscopic surgery to repair a torn meniscus in right knee on October 6; surgery was performed by Mariners team physician Dr. Larry Pedegana.1997Despite being limited to 125 games, set new career high in homers, while tying his (then) career marks in RBI and hits...Hit .352 in April...Tied his career-high with 4 hits on 5/16 vs. San Francisco...Had 2 hits in the 6th inning on 5/17...Missed 7 games 5/26-6/2 with tendinitis in his left knee...Was on the disabled list 6/4-6/20 after undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee to repair torn cartilage on 6/4...Surgery was performed by Dr. Larry Coughlin...Hit his career-high 21st HR on 9/26 in Montreal...Was tied for 6th in National League in intentional walks with 12...Was 2nd among NL first baseman in fielding percentage at .995 (6 errors in 1,129 chances).1996Got off to a great start and was named NL Player of the Week for 4/15-4/21 after hitting .500 (13-26)... Hit first of 2 grand slams on the season on 4/21 vs. Pittsburgh off Jason Christiansen...Hit a grand slam and drove in a career-best 6 RBI on 4/28 at Colorado...Finished April with a .386 average, 4 home runs and 22 RBI...Missed 5 game with tendinitis in his left wrist, 5/20-5/27...Became first player to hit the Olympic Stadium roof in fair territory in the outfield off Donovan Osborne of the Cardinals on 6/23...Went on DL 7/4-8/16 after breaking his thumb on a pick-off throw from Ugueth Urbina...Had his first career 2-homer game on 9/3 vs. San Francisco (off Mark Gardner and Rich DeLucia)...Committed only 7 errors at first base for a .993 fielding average...Batted .327 with runners in scoring position; .325 with runners in scoring position and two outs.1995Split the season between Montreal Expos and New York Mets...Began the season in New York, before being traded to Montreal on 6/8...Tripled in his first at-bat with Montreal...Named Expos Player of the Month for June and July...Finished the season by being named as the Expos' Player of the Year by the local chapter of the BBWAA...Finished 7th in the NL with a .309 average and finished 8th as the toughest to strikeout (once per 10.9 at-bats)...Hit in 18 straight games 7/20-8/8 (.373, 28-for-75), the 5th longest hitting streak in the NL that season...Hit a 3-run home run off Jason Isringhausen on first pitch he saw at Shea Stadium after being traded from the Mets...Hit first career grand slam on 9/5 off Jose Bautista at San Francisco...Led NL switch-hitters in average...Was second among NL first basemen with a .997 fielding percentage...Hit in 79 of 97 games with the Expos.1994Led all NL first baseman with a .996 fielding percentage...Hit in 10 straight games 4/14-26...Had 5 home runs and 10 RBI in a 12-game span, 5/2 through 5/14...Injured his right groin on 6/19 at Florida and was placed on the disabled list 6/20...Was activated on 7/5 and played the outfield on 7/6 at SF, his first outfield start since 8/24/92 vs. California...Hit .293 (12-41) with RISP and two outs...Played for Mazatlan of the Mexican Winter League.1993Was Orioles' regular first baseman, appearing in 144 games (127 starts)...Hit .403 (31-77) in April to become the first Orioles regular to hit .400 in a month since Eddie Murray in April 1982...Was hitting .316 as late as 8/3, before slumping with a .206 (36-175) mark the rest of the year...On 6/26 matched his career high with 4 RBI vs. New York in a 12-10 win...Tied a then-club record with 4 runs scored on 8/4 vs. Milwaukee...Finished 3rd in fielding among AL first basemen (.996), trailing only Don Mattingly (.998) and Rafael Palmeiro (.997).1992In first full season in the majors, played both outfield and first base and led all Oriole position players with an overall fielding percentage of .998...Had a 6th-inning single off the Mets' Sid Fernandez in an exhibition game April 3 to technically record the first Orioles hit in Camden Yards...Only home run of the year came 5/2 off Seattle's Erik Hanson...Hit .406 (13-32) between 4/23 and 5/7...Robbed Toronto's Candy Maldonado of a home run with a great catch on 6/5, in game eventually won by the Orioles 1-0.1991Played 33 games in the outfield, making his major league debut in the outfield on 5/20 in Detroit...Beat Minnesota on 8/23 and Cleveland on 9/13 with 9th-inning RBI singles.1990Named to both the mid-season and post-season All-Star teams in the International League...Was tabbed as the 2nd best prospect in the IL by Baseball America, behind only Mark Whiten of Syracuse...Began the season at AAA Rochester...Made his major league debut on 5/8 at California...Hit into 2 double plays and doubled off Chuck Finley for his first hit...Returned to Rochester on 5/29...Recalled again on 8/17, while he was leading the International League in batting with a .336 average...Hit first ML homer on 9/16 at Toronto off Tom Henke.1989Was named Orioles Minor League Player of the Year after hitting a combined .324 with 11 homers and 76 RBI in 127 games with Class A Frederick and Hagerstown...Failed to have enough plate appearances in either league to win the batting title.1988Began his pro career at Class A Hagerstown batting .268 with 3 home runs and 31 RBI in 60 games.