Tony briefly managed in the Majors with the Cincinnati Reds (1993) and the Florida Marlins (2001).
Sunday, April 26, 2009
1984 Donruss Champions #29 Tony Perez
Hall of Famer Tony Perez played with the 1983 Wheeze Kids, a team comprised mostly of veterans and 3 former members of the mid-70's Big Red Machine. At the age of 41, Tony played in 91 games for the '83 Phils, hitting .241 with 6 home runs. Tony's arrival necessitated Bob Dernier's switch from #24 to #29 for the 1983 season. As of this writing, Tony ranks 50th all-time in hits with 2,732.