Dickie Thon

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Birthday
20, 1958
Birthplace
Indiana
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
20, 1958 (age 60)
Birthplace
Indiana

About

Former MLB shortstop who played with numerous teams including the Houston Astros and Philadelphia Phillies. He made his only All-Star appearance in 1983 and won the Silver Slugger Award the same year.

Before Fame

He grew up in Puerto Rico and was signed out of high school by the California Angles in 1975.

Trivia

He was inducted into the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame in 2003.

Family Life

His grandfather, Freddie Thon Sr., was a player and manager in the Puerto Rican Baseball League.

Associated With

He played in the 1983 MLB All-Star game, where Angels center fielder Fred Lynn famously hit a grand slam.