Former pitcher dies Francisco de la Rosaposted on: Jan 8 2011 11:36 by RDugey. Viewed 945 times.
After several years suffering from health died Thursday former Major League pitcher and the right Estrellas Orientales Francisco De La Rosa, in the city of Baltimore Maryland.
This was reported by his brother Gustavo (Jehovah), who added that the body was cremated last night at 12:00 at night in a hospital in this city.
De La Rosa was living for several years in New York City after his retirement from organized baseball for several years.
Although it kept playing in independent leagues in the United States, moved to Philadelphia and then came to live with his brothers to the city of Baltimore.
A native of La Romana, was signed by Epy Guerrero for the organization of the Toronto Blue Jays, but went with the Baltimore Orioles major league debut after Carlos Juan Benhartd give him a second chance, this being representative in the country that organization.
He had good years with the Estrellas Orientales in the roles of starter and intermediate. It was in San Pedro de Macoris, where he managed its development as a player.