Tony Pérez \tah-knee peh-REZZ\
Atanasio (Rigal) Perez (Big Dog)
Positions: First Baseman and Third Baseman
Born: May 14, 1942 in Camaguey, Camaguey, Cuba
Signed by the Cincinnati Reds as an amateur free agent in 1960. (All Transactions)
Debut: July 26, 1964 (Age 22.073, 9,868th in MLB history) vs. PIT 2 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Rookie Status: Exceeded rookie limits during 1965 season [*]
Teams (by GP): Reds/Expos/RedSox/Phillies 1964-1986
Agents: Reuven Katz [*]
Final Game: October 5, 1986 (Age 44.144) vs. SDP 3 AB, 0 H, 0 HR, 0 RBI, 0 SB
Inducted into the Hall of Fame by BBWAA as Player in 2000 (385/499 ballots).
View Tony Pérez Page at the Baseball Hall of Fame (plaque, photos, videos).
Relatives: Father of Eduardo Perez
View Player Bio from the SABR BioProject
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