November 1, 1954 |
Santiago, Dominican Republic
|September 2, 1974, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 6, 1985, for the San Diego Padres|
|Runs batted in||129|
Miguel Ángel Diloné Reyes (born November 1, 1954, Santiago, Dominican Republic) is a former Major League Baseball switch hitting outfielder. He played 12 seasons with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Oakland Athletics, Chicago Cubs, Cleveland Indians, Chicago White Sox, Montreal Expos and San Diego Padres.
In 1978 he was traded to the A's where he stole 50 bases, but 1980 was his career season. Batting .341, he had 30 doubles, 9 triples and 61 stolen bases with the Indians.
Diloné finished his career with 267 stolen bases.
Dilone was also famous for his "swing-and-run" tactic of breaking from the box while swinging the bat.
In 2009, Dilone lost an eye when a baseball struck him in the face. At the time he was coaching his son and a 15-year-old prospect.
- "Miguel Diloné loses an eye in baseball accident". Diario Libre. 2011-03-17. Retrieved 2012-03-04.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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