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Pedro Feliciano (1976–2021), New York Mets pitcher

by Linnea Crowther

Pedro Feliciano was a pitcher for the New York Mets in the 2000s and 2010s.

Baseball career

A native of Puerto Rico, Feliciano was selected by the Los Angeles Dodgers in the 1995 draft, though he only played for their minor league team. His first season in the major leagues was 2002, when he was traded to the Mets. Feliciano played for the Mets off and on from 2002 to 2004, again from 2006 to 2010, and briefly in 2013. He also had minor league contracts with teams including the New York Yankees and St. Louis Cardinals. He had a 3.33 earned run average and had 484 career appearances for the Mets. Feliciano led the major leagues in appearances for three straight years, earning the nickname “Perpetual Pedro.”

Tributes to Pedro Feliciano

Full obituary: The New York Times

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