How Pascual Perez’ talent and sense of humor outweighed the negatives

One year ago today, former MLB pitcher Pascual Perez was killed in a botched robbery attempt at his home. He was 55. Perez pitched in the big leagues for the Pirates, Braves, Expos and Yankees from 1980-1991. One could make a case that he was one of the more colorful characters in the game during that time. Others may choose to criticize him for his cocaine use and his reputation...
November 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Police arrest three in killing of ex-Brave Perez

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic -- Police in the Dominican Republic said they arrested three men suspected of killing former major league pitcher Pascual Perez during an attempted home robbery. Maximo Baez, the criminal investigations director, said one suspect confessed that he and four others planned to rob Perez's home. Police said they have identified the two other suspects...
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November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Police arrest 3 in killing of Perez

Police in the Dominican Republic said they arrested three men suspected of killing former major league pitcher Pascual Perez during an attempted home robbery.
November 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Major leaguer Pascual Perez assassinated in his house

Former Major Leaguer Pascual Perez was assassinated yesterday in his house reports “Diario Hoy” in the Dominican Republic. Perez was assassinated when criminals broke in his house to rob him. “Several individuals broke in Perez's house in the town of Don Gregorio, San Cristobal Province, and assassinated him,” said police spokesman Diego Pesqueira. “We're investigating...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Enigmatic, troubled ex-Brave Perez killed

He was long removed from the halcyon days 29 years ago. Alone is his modest home in the Dominican Republic, former Braves starting pitcher Pascual Perez met a gruesome end. According to Dominican news reports, confirmed by the Associated Press and MLB, Perez was killed in his home early on Thursday during a robbery. The cause of death has not been verified. One Dominican news source...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Police: Ex-Brave Perez killed in home

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Former major league pitcher Pascual Perez, who had a troubled 11-season career that included two suspensions for drug use, was killed at his home in the Dominican Republic in an apparent robbery, police said Thursday. Perez, who last played for the New York Yankees in 1991 and was also with the Atlanta Braves, was found with a severe head...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Former Braves Starter Pascual Perez Murdered

Pascual Perez was known as I-285 Perez after getting lost on his way to Fulton County Stadium for a scheduled start Former Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Pascual Perez was found murdered in his Dominican Republic home Wednesday night after a robbery attempt. The 55-year old Perez, who was known in his Atlanta days as I-285 Perez after missing a start his first year in Atlanta due...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Perez killed in stabbing

Flamboyant and sometimes infuriating former All-Star pitcher Pascual Perez was killed in a home invasion robbery Thursday in his native Dominican Republic, according to reports. Dominican Today and several Spanish-language newspapers reported Perez, 55, suffered a fatal stab wound to the neck during the apparent robbery at his home in Haina, about 10 miles west of the capital Santo...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Dominican former Yankees pitcher slain at home

Police in the Dominican Republic say former major league pitcher Pascual Perez has been killed during an apparent home invasion robbery. A statement from police in the Caribbean country reports that several individuals attacked Perez inside his home in a town west of the capital. He had been struck in the head but the cause of death has not yet been released. No suspects are in...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-pitcher Pascual Perez killed in robbery

Former Major League Baseball pitcher Pascual Perez has been killed during a robbery at his Dominican Republic home, according to a report. The report said that a possible motive for the attack/robbery may have been because Perez has just received his MLB pension payment. Local police are still investigating. Perez was 55. In 11 seasons, Perez went 67-68 with...
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November 01, 2012  |  Discuss

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