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1986 Topps #286 Luis DeLeon

Luis Antonio DeLeon Tricoche
(Mambo)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 6' 1", Weight 153 lb.

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Luis DeLeon's nickname is "Mambo", to differentiate him from the four other DeLeon kids named Luis.

His father, Luis DeLeon Sr., was a minor league pitcher from 1957-1960. His brother Luis A. DeLeon was a minor league shortstop from 1974-1984, and another brother, Desiderio DeLeon, was a minor league pitcher in 1977.

Luis represented Puerto Rico in a record 12 Caribbean Series, with the last one coming in 2003. He went 4-2. In 2011, he was inducted into the Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame along with Roberto Alomar, Carlos Baerga and Candy Maldonado.

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