In 1964, Tony Perez played in the south Coast League, where he was named MVP and was promoted to the Cincinnati Reds at the end of the season. He played third base in the early part of his career with the Reds, and played third base from 1972 onward. Perez was one of the members of Cincinnati’s Big Red Machine until he was traded in December 1976. A Tony Perez appearance also took place with the Montreal Expos in 1977 to 1979, Boston Red Sox in 1980 to 1982, and Philadelphia Phillies in 1983.
Considered one of the finest RBI men of his time, Perez drove in 100 or more runs seven times during his career of 23 years. From 1967 to 1977, he drove in 90 or more runs each year, and the 1970s brought him second among all major league players in RBIs, and third in MVP voting. The Reds also went to the World Series four times in seven years, and won back-to-back titles in 1975 and 1976, with a Tony Perez appearance as a starter for the team both years. A seven time All-Star, Perez was voted MVP of the 1967 All-Star Game, which ranks as the longest All-Star Game in history. His home run led to a National League victory.
In 1980, Perez joined the Red Sox, where he finished in the top 10 in the American League in intentional walks, home runs, and RBIs. Additionally, he won the Lou Gehrig Memorial Award. In 1983, he was a Phillies reserve player during the National League Championships, which they won. There was also a Tony Perez appearance in five World Series.
In 1998, Perez was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame. Two years later, he was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. He is the first Montreal Expos member to be elected to the Hall of Fame. Perez was also elected to the Hispanic Heritage Baseball Museum Hall of Fame.
**Tony Perez Speaker**
A Tony Perez speaker appearance can be an opportunity to listen to the baseball superstar discuss his experience in managing the Cincinnati Reds and the Florida Marlins, as well as his job of being the Special Assistant to the General Manager with the Marlins.
**Tony Perez Appearance**
A Tony Perez appearance was seen in Harry Stein’s 1976 Esquire magazine article, “All Time All-Star Argument Starter,” which consists of five ethnic baseball teams.
**Tony Perez Endorsement**
A Tony Perez endorsement would be a great opportunity to capitalize on the All-Star’s fame as part of the Big Red Machine.
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