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BENNY DISTEFANO

MLB  Hitting Coach - Brooklyn (2014)
Positions
OF-639, 1B-587, C-5
Born
January 23, 1962  (52.241)
Place
Ht/Wt
6-1 / 195
Bats/Throws
Left / Left
High School
Lafayette  (Brooklyn,NY)
College:
Drafted:
Pittsburgh Pirates:  1982-2-29 (Jan-Sec) 
Full Name
Benito James Distefano 
TBC Player ID
10777
MLB Debut
May 18, 1984  (22.115)
Top Prospect:  team  1984 (#6-PIT), 1985 (#8-PIT), 1986 (#7-PIT)
Speed
55
Contact
81
Patience
57
Batting
49
Power
69

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DateNotes
1992-11-24Signed as Free Agent by Rangers.
1992-10-15Granted Free Agency.
1992-08-19Signed as Free Agent by Mariners.
1992-08-09Released by Astros.
1992-01-03Signed as Free Agent by Astros.
1991-10-22Granted Free Agency.
1991-02-07Signed as Free Agent by Orioles.
1989-12-06Released by Pirates.
Drafted:  Selected by Pittsburgh Pirates in 2nd round (29th overall) of 1982 Amateur Draft (Jan-Sec Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Toronto Blue Jays in 2nd round (36th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (June-Sec Phase)
  *Did not sign*  ...  Selected by Los Angeles Dodgers in 16th round (298th overall) of 1981 Amateur Draft (Jan-Reg Phase)


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