José DeLeón

Not to be confused with Tampa Bay Rays pitcher José De León

José DeLeón
Pitcher
Born: December 20, 1960 (age 58)
La Vega, Dominican Republic
Batted: Right Threw: Right
MLB debut
July 23, 1983, for the Pittsburgh Pirates
Last MLB appearance
September 18, 1995, for the Montreal Expos
MLB statistics
Win–loss record86–119
Earned run average3.76
Strikeouts1,594
Teams
Career highlights and awards

José DeLeón Chestaro (born December 20, 1960), is a Dominican former professional baseball right-handed pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, and Montreal Expos, over all or part of thirteen seasons (19831995). DeLeón was the National League (NL) strikeout leader, in 1989, while with the Cardinals. For his career, he compiled a win–loss record of 86–119, in 415 appearances, with a 3.76 earned run average (ERA), and 1,594 strikeouts.

DeLeón was a 3rd round draft pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 1979 amateur draft.

DeLeón twice led the NL in losses, posting a record of 2–19 in 1985, for the Pirates, and 7–19 in 1990 with the Cardinals.

DeLeón and Kerry Wood are the only pitchers in MLB history to record fewer than 100 wins, yet still strike out 1,500 or more batters.

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Preceded by
Sid Fernandez
NL hits per nine innings
1989
Succeeded by
Sid Fernandez
1985 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1985 season was the Philadelphia Phillies 103rd season. The Phillies finished in fifth place in the National League East with a record of 75 wins and 87 losses. It was the first time the team finished below .500 since going 80-82 in 1974.

1986 Chicago White Sox season

The 1986 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 87th season. They finished with a record 72-90, good enough for 5th place in the American League West, 20 games behind of the 1st place California Angels.

1986 Pittsburgh Pirates season

The 1986 Pittsburgh Pirates season was the 105th season of the Pittsburgh Pirates franchise; and their 100th in the National League. This was their 17th season at Three Rivers Stadium. The Pirates finished sixth and last in the National League East with a record of 64–98. This was also the rookie season of left fielder Barry Bonds, who led the Pirates with 36 stolen bases and finished second on the club with 16 home runs.

1987 Chicago White Sox season

The 1987 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 88th season. They finished with a record of 77-85, giving them 5th place in the American League West, 8 games behind of the 1st place Minnesota Twins. The White Sox spent most of 1987 in the cellar, occupying last place from June 9 until September 30, but won 9 of their last 10 to pass the Texas Rangers and California Angels in the season's final week.

1988 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1988 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Phillies finished sixth in the National League East with a record of 65 wins and 96 losses.

1988 St. Louis Cardinals season

The 1988 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 107th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 97th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 76-86 during the season and finished 5th in the National League East division.

1989 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1989 season was the Phillies 107th season. The Phillies finished in 6th place in the National League East for the second consecutive season. It would also be Mike Schmidt's final season.

1989 St. Louis Cardinals season

The St. Louis Cardinals 1989 season was the team's 108th season in St. Louis, Missouri and the 98th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 86-76 during the season and finished 3rd in the National League East division.

Shortstop Ozzie Smith and third baseman Terry Pendleton won Gold Gloves this year.

On September 29, team owner August A. Busch, Jr. died at the age of 90.

1990 St. Louis Cardinals season

The 1990 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 109th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 99th season in the National League. The Cardinals went 70-92 during the season and finished 6th (and last) in the National League East division, 25 games behind the NL East champion Pittsburgh Pirates. It was one of the few times that the Cardinals had finished in last place, and the first, and only time that it has happened since 1918.

1992 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1992 Philadelphia Phillies season was a season in Major League Baseball. The Phillies finished sixth in the National League East with a record of 70 wins and 92 losses.

1992 St. Louis Cardinals season

The 1992 St. Louis Cardinals season was the team's 111th season in St. Louis, Missouri and its 101st season in the National League. The Cardinals went 83-79 during the season and finished third in the National League East division, 13 games behind the NL East champion Pittsburgh Pirates.

1993 Chicago White Sox season

The 1993 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox' 94th season. They finished with a record of 94-68, good enough for first place in the American League West, which they won on September 17th, eight games ahead of the second-place Texas Rangers. However, they lost the American League Championship Series in six games to the eventual World Series champion Toronto Blue Jays. It would be the last year the Sox would compete in the American League West, as they would join the newly formed American League Central in 1994.

1993 Philadelphia Phillies season

The 1993 Philadelphia Phillies season was the 111th season in the history of the franchise The team won the National League East championship and defeated the Atlanta Braves in the 1993 National League Championship Series in six games, before losing the World Series to the Toronto Blue Jays.

1994 Chicago White Sox season

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1995 Chicago White Sox season

The 1995 Chicago White Sox season was the White Sox's 96th season. They finished with a record 68-76, good enough for 3rd place in the American League Central, 32 games behind the 1st place Cleveland Indians.

2001 Baseball Hall of Fame balloting

Elections to the Baseball Hall of Fame for 2001 followed the system in use since 1995. The Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) voted by mail to select from recent major league players and elected two: Kirby Puckett and Dave Winfield. The Veterans Committee met in closed sessions and selected two people from multiple classified ballots: Bill Mazeroski and Hilton Smith.

Induction ceremonies in Cooperstown, New York, were held August 5 with Commissioner Bud Selig presiding.

Bobby Thigpen

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DeLeon (surname)

DeLeon or De Leon is a surname. Notable people with the surname include:

Alexander DeLeon (born 1989), US musician

Count de Leon (1788–1834), German alchemist and mystic, born Bernhard Müller

Carlos De León (born 1959), Puerto Rico-born US athlete in boxing

Daniel De Leon (1856–1914), US political activist and newspaper editor

Edwin de Leon (1818–1891), US lawyer and newspaper editor

Gloria DeLeon (born 1952), US social worker

Idalis DeLeón (born 1966), US singer and television personality

Jack DeLeon (1924–2006), US television actor

Joey DeLeon (born 1972), US film actor

José DeLeón (born 1950), Dominican Republic-born US athlete in baseball

Kevin de León (f. 2000s), US politician

Leroy DeLeon (f. 1960s-1970s), Trinidad & Tobago-born US athlete in football

Luis DeLeón (born 1958), Puerto Rico-born US athlete in baseball

Millie DeLeon (1873–1922), US stage performer

Nick DeLeon (born 1990), US athlete in football

Oscar D'León (born 1943), Venezuelan musician

Rafael de Leon (1908–1999), Trinidad & Tobago musician, known professionally as Roaring Lion

Ronnie Deleon (f. 1980s-1990s), US athlete in kickboxing

Russ DeLeon (born 1965), US attorney and co-founder of PartyGaming

Skylar Deleon, US actor convicted of a 2004 murder

Walter DeLeon (1884–1947), US screenwriter

José De León

José Eugenio De León Domenech (born August 7, 1992) is a Puerto Rican professional baseball pitcher for the Tampa Bay Rays of Major League Baseball (MLB). He previously played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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