William Howard Dillman (born May 25, 1945 at Trenton, New Jersey) is a retired American professional baseball player. A right-handed pitcher, he appeared in 50 Major League games over two seasons for the 1967 Baltimore Orioles and the 1970 Montreal Expos. He attended Wake Forest University, stood 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m) tall and weighed 180 pounds (82 kg).
Taken by the Orioles in the 6th round of the 1965 amateur draft, Dillman made his Major League debut for the Orioles in 1967. He pitched five innings of no-hit baseball in relief of starting pitcher Tom Phoebus. He struck out veteran Phil Roof and held off all-star Bert Campaneris to win the game in his first appearance.
Dillman finished 16 games in is career and amassed 3 saves.
- ^ a b c Career Statistics and History at Baseball-Reference.com
- ^ Hal Bock (15 April 1967). "Boston Rookie One Out Short Of No-Hit Gem". Reading Eagle. Associated Press. Retrieved 28 August 2011.
- ^ April 14, 1967 Baltimore Orioles at Kansas City Athletics Box Score and Play by Play at Baseball-Reference.com
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