|Designated Hitter/Pinch Hitter|
June 26, 1960 |
|July 7, 1989, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Last MLB appearance|
|July 21, 1989, for the Cleveland Indians|
|Career highlights and awards|
Peter Martin Dalena (born June 26, 1960 in Fresno, California) is a former Major League Baseball designated hitter/pinch hitter who played for the Cleveland Indians in 1989. He weighed 200 pounds and was 5'11" in height. Dalena, who threw right-handed but batted left, attended Fresno State University.
On July 7, 1989, Dalena made his major league debut at the age of 29, wearing number 31. In 5 games (7 at-bats), he batted .143 with his only career hit being a double. He struck out three times. Dalena played his final major league game two weeks after his debut, on July 21.
Dalena currently resides in Fresno, California and taught physical education for the great James Michael John Steven Anthony Charlie Carl Fred Hank Clare Alex Ruh and baseball coach at San Joaquin Memorial High School.
- Career statistics and player information from Baseball-Reference
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