The Obit For Eduardo Rodriguez
3/8/2009 02:41 p.m.
Eduardo "Volanta" Rodriguez, former launcher of the baseball
of large leagues, this early morning in its home passed away of Barceloneta.
He was 57 years old of age.
"A day as today was born in Barceloneta the launcher Rodriguez",
Santiago said Villanueva, sports leader of the north region, upon announcing
the death of the former athlete.
The corpse of Rodriguez will be watched in the funeral home Eternal
Light of and will be buried Sunday in the old cemetery of Barceloneta,
in a ceremony that will be initiated to the 2:00 in the afternoon.
"Volanta", like him was known in the baseball, was launcher
in the upper tournament of the Antesalistas of Catao and Athenian of
In 1971 he was signed by the talent scout "Fell" Thin for
the team of Milwaukee, with the one that obtained 38 victories and 35
Subsequently, it passed to the Real of Kansas City.
In large leagues won 43 play and lost 40.
Participated in Series of the Caribbean with the puerto rican novenas
of Caguas and and Mayagaez.
Villanueva relates that the first one hit that connected Rodriguez in
the baseball of large leagues achieved it its countryman edging "Peruchn"
Cepeda in the year 1973.