Bob Dillinger

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Bob Dillinger
Robert Bernard Dillinger
"Duke"
Bat/Throw: R/R
Height: 5' 11"
Weight: 170
Born: 1918-9-17 at Glendale, CA (US)
Died: 2009-11-7 at Santa Clarita, CA (US)
Interred: Glen Haven Mamorial Park in Sylmar, CA (US)
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Bob Dillinger was a professional player.

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Profile

Personal

  • Resided in Glendale, California in 1952 and 1953.
  • Self-identified as being of English-Dutch ancestry.
  • Listed hobbies as golf and hunting.
  • Wore glasses in 1952.

Pre-professional career

  • Attended the University of Idaho for two years.

Achievements

  • Led the 1939 Western League in stolen bases with 67 and runs scored with 139.
  • Led the 1940 Middle Atlantic League in stolen bases with 67 and times at bat with 522.
  • Led the 1947 American League in stolen bases with 34.
  • Led the 1948 American League in stolen bases with 28.
  • Led the 1949 American League in stolen bases with 20.
  • Tied for the lead in runs scored with 109 and hits with 163 in the 1940 Middle Atlantic League.
  • Led the 1948 American League in hits with 207.
  • Led the 1947 American League third basemen in putouts with 169.
  • Led the 1949 American League third basemen in errors with 25.
  • Played in the 1949 All Star game, being at bat officially once, scoring two runs, making one hit and driving in one teammate.

Career notes

  • Sold by Philadelphia Athletics (American League) to Pittsburgh Pirates (National League) July 19, 1950.[1]

Sources

  • 1952 Pacific Coast League Thumbnail Sketches.
  • 1953 Pacific Coast League Sketch Book.
  • Social Security Death Index (SSN: 559-09-5710).

Footnotes

  1. "Galbreath Moves Fast as New Buc Boss, Buys Dillinger...", pg 3. The Sporting News, 1950-07-26.
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