Dale Tilleman

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Dale Tilleman played for the Calgary Jimmies and Barrhead Blue Jays in Canada. He played in the 1978 NAIA College World Series. He was on Team Canada in the 1978 Amateur World Series, hitting .120/.371/.160 with 10 walks and 4 runs in 10 games. He led Canada in walks, 3 ahead of Ken Wiebe and Gary Picone and he was 2nd in OBP (.028 behind Ted Springenatic). He tied Mike Labossiere for 2nd on Canada in runs, one behind Mike Teahen. He fielded .980 as their starting first baseman and had one putout at third (where Springenatic started). He led the event in walks, one ahead of Mitsugu Kobayashi and Howie Shapiro. He also played for Canada in the 1979 Pan American Games.

He later coached youth baseball, was a school teacher and scouted for the New York Yankees.