December 31, 1965 |
Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic
|Batted: Right||Threw: Right|
|April 4, 1988 for the Toronto Blue Jays|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 6, 1991 for the Philadelphia Phillies|
|Runs batted in||23|
Silvestre Diaz Campusano (born December 31, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball player.
Campusano both batted and threw right-handed, as an outfielder. His first season was for the Toronto Blue Jays, in 1988. He played 79 games and had 142 at bats. He got 31 hits, 14 runs, with 2 home runs, and 12 runs batted in. After playing the entire 1989 season in the minor leagues, he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1990. He accumulated 18 hits in 66 games and 85 at bats. Again he hit 2 home runs and had 9 runs batted in. In 1991, also for Philadelphia, he played in 15 games to complete his major league career. Sil is best known to Phillies fans as a below average player who broke up Doug Drabek's no hitter in August 1990. He played for Los Tigres del Licey in the Dominican Republic. He obtained severals championships with Los Tigres del Licey. Also played with Henry Rodriguez, Bernardo Brito, Geronimo Pena, Tito Bell, Braulio Castillo, Jerry Brooks, Gilberto Reyes, Jose Offerman. He is known as a great center field player who helped Los Tigres del Licey to win many championships. He was a very happy player.
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