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 Bert Pena

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Bert Pena Famous memorial

Birth
Santurce, San Juan Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Death
19 Jan 2023 (aged 63)
Caguas, Caguas Municipality, Puerto Rico, USA
Burial
Burial Details Unknown
Memorial ID
248680836 View Source

Major League Baseball Player. For six seasons (1981, 1983 to 1987), he played at the third base and shortstop positions with the Houston Astros. Born Adalberto Pena, he was signed as an amateur free agent by the Houston Astros in 1977. He made his Major League debut as a late-season call-up on September 14, 1981, and would go on to serve as a backup utility player for veterans Phil Garner and Dickie Thon, and Denny Walling. In 1986, Pena contributed to the Astros' capturing of the 1986 Western Division Title. In 88 career regular-season games, he compiled 3 hits with a .203 lifetime batting average. He died from esophageal cancer.

Major League Baseball Player. For six seasons (1981, 1983 to 1987), he played at the third base and shortstop positions with the Houston Astros. Born Adalberto Pena, he was signed as an amateur free agent by the Houston Astros in 1977. He made his Major League debut as a late-season call-up on September 14, 1981, and would go on to serve as a backup utility player for veterans Phil Garner and Dickie Thon, and Denny Walling. In 1986, Pena contributed to the Astros' capturing of the 1986 Western Division Title. In 88 career regular-season games, he compiled 3 hits with a .203 lifetime batting average. He died from esophageal cancer.

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: C.S.
  • Added: 19 Jan 2023
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 248680836
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/248680836/bert-pena: accessed ), memorial page for Bert Pena (11 Jul 1959–19 Jan 2023), Find a Grave Memorial ID 248680836; Burial Details Unknown; Maintained by Find a Grave.