December 7, 1951|
|Died: August 25, 2016
|September 12, 1975, for the California Angels|
|Last MLB appearance|
|October 5, 1980, for the San Diego Padres|
|Runs batted in||107|
Lonnie Paul Dade (December 7, 1951 – August 25, 2016) was a Major League Baseball outfielder/third baseman. On June 4, 1970 he was drafted by the California Angels in the 1st round (10th pick) of the 1970 amateur draft. He played for the Angels (1975–1976), Cleveland Indians (1977–1979), and San Diego Padres (1979–1980).
Dade was called up to the Angels after hitting .332 in 100 games for the El Paso Diablos of the Texas League and then .545 in 9 games for the Salt Lake City Gulls of the Pacific Coast League. He made his major league debut on September 12, 1975 at Royals Stadium, starting the second game of a doubleheader in left field against Kansas City. He went 0-for-3 against Al Fitzmorris.
Dade died of cancer on August 25, 2016.
- 1976 Baseball Register published by The Sporting News
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference, or Fangraphs, or The Baseball Cube, or Retrosheet, or Baseball Reference (Minor and Japanese leagues), or Pura Pelota (Venezuelan Winter League), or Dade Today (Where are they now)
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