2015 Great Immigrants Recipient

Eddie Perez
Professional baseball player
Born in:
Venezuela

The Atlanta Braves bullpen coach Eddie Perez is a Venezuelan American baseball player who debuted in the major leagues in 1995. He has been a catcher for the Braves, the Cleveland Indians, and the Milwaukee Brewers. Career highlights include a grand slam home run against the San Francisco Giants in 1997, tying the major league record of 11 grand slams in one season. He has also managed the Ãguilas del Zulia baseball team, which is part of the Venezuelan Winter League. Updated 2015

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