Not to be confused with Tampa Bay Rays pitcher José De León
|Born: December 20, 1960|
La Vega, Dominican Republic
|July 23, 1983, for the Pittsburgh Pirates|
|Last MLB appearance|
|September 18, 1995, for the Montreal Expos|
|Earned run average||3.76|
|Career highlights and awards|
José DeLeón Chestaro (born December 20, 1960), is a Dominican former professional baseball right-handed pitcher, who played in Major League Baseball (MLB) with the Pittsburgh Pirates, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, and Montreal Expos, over all or part of thirteen seasons (1983–1995). DeLeón was the National League (NL) strikeout leader, in 1989, while with the Cardinals. For his career, he compiled a win–loss record of 86–119, in 415 appearances, with a 3.76 earned run average (ERA), and 1,594 strikeouts.
DeLeón and Kerry Wood are the only pitchers in MLB history to record fewer than 100 wins, yet still strike out 1,500 or more batters.
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| NL hits per nine innings
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