José DeLeón

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José DeLeón
Born: (1960-12-20) 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 record 86–119
Earned run average 3.76
Strikeouts 1,594
Career highlights and awards

José DeLeón Chestaro (born December 20, 1960) is a former professional baseball player. He was a right-handed pitcher over parts of thirteen seasons (1983–1995) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, and Montreal Expos. He was the National League strikeout champion in 1989 with the St. Louis Cardinals. For his career, he compiled an 86–119 record in 415 appearances, with a 3.76 ERA and 1594 strikeouts.

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

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

DeLeon and Kerry Wood are the only pitchers in major league history to record fewer than 100 wins and still get 1500 or more strikeouts.

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Preceded by
Sid Fernandez
NL hits per nine innings
Succeeded by
Sid Fernandez