Tommy Troncoso, son of Tom’s Troncoso, receives a plaque of recognition from the Stars .
Las Estrellas paid tribute this Wednesday to the memory of the late baseball commentator Tomás Troncoso Cuesta, whom the Liga de Béisbol Profesional de the Dominican Republic dedicates his current tournament to his outstanding career.
The Stars presented a plaque of recognition allusive to the occasion to the son of Troncoso Cuesta, also a baseball commentator Tomás Manuel (Tommy) Troncoso Rojas, who threw out the first ball of honor, before of the match of the date, of the Stars with the Tigres del Licey, the team for which he worked. his father for many years, and today he does.
The president of the Stars, Eng. Miguel Feris, delivered the award. Troncoso Rojas received the plaque, and took advantage of it. to indicate the affection that Troncoso Cuesta and his father, the late president of the Stars, Dr. Miguel Feris Iglesias, lavished on each other.
He commented on the deep affection that he and Troncoso Cuesta had for each other, about which he indicated that he was not. that it was a kind of inheritance from his father, Don Miguel Feris Iglesias.
Feris, on behalf of the Stars, was accompanied at the event by Oscar Valdez, director of the club; Félix Peguero, general manager; and Mike Guerrero, bench coach.
Troncoso Cuesta passed away today. in november 2021. he started He began as a commentator on the Águilas Cibaeñas network in 1964. Years later he was a commentator on the Tigres del Licey and Leones del Escogido channels simultaneously. Later he was a commentator for each one of them, only, in this order: Licey, Escogido, Licey.
The broadcast booth for the Tigres del Licey radio games, in the Stadium Quisqueya Juan Marichal, was baptized with his name, some years ago.