Date and Place of Birth: October 3, 1913 Reading, Pennsylvania
April 29, 1988
Baseball Experience: Major League
Military Unit: US Army
Area Served: United States
Major League Stats: Dom Dallesandro on Baseball-Almanac
Nicholas Dominic “Dom” Dallessandro was born on
October 3, 1913 in
He was back in the minors the
following year with
Dallessandro began serving
with the Army on March 8, 1945. He was in charge of the gymnasium at
He was discharged on April 2,
1946 (the last Cubs’ player to be discharged from military service)
and returned to the Cubs but failed to match his previous figures.
In 65 games he was used primarily as a pinch-hitter and batted just
.225. He raised his average to .287 in 1947 but was with
Dom Dallessandro passed away on April 29, 1988 in
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