What Happened To Pedro Feliciano? His Bio And The Cause Of His Death Revealed

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Pedro Feliciano passes away at the age of 45.
Pedro Feliciano
Pedro Feliciano ( Image Source: CBS sports )

Pedro Feliciano was a veteran baseball player. He played for the New York Mets between 2002 and 2013 as a left-handed pitcher. He had earned the nickname the perpetual Pedro by Gary cohen for his brilliant job as a pitcher.

Unfortunately, the MLB star is no more with us. The devastating news was broken by Mets Avenue on their Twitter page. His fans are shocked at his untimely demise. They are sending their condolences to his family from all over the world.

Pedro left the world on 8th November this year. He was too young to die which has further wounded his family and well-wishers.

Pedro Feliciano

What Was The Cause Of The Death Of Pedro Feliciano?

The cause of his death has not been made officially known to the public yet. Many websites have reported that Pedro passed away in his sleep. Some sources have claimed that he just couldn't open his eyes the morning he passed away.

However, he had revealed his illness back in the year 2013. Many people suspect that the same illness took his life. Pedro had revealed that he had a small hole in the exterior of his heart. He had done a full-body checkup after the health condition called left ventricular noncompaction.

Pedro Feliciano

He was relieved when the situation turned out to be non-threatening. After that, he resumed his matches. It is not clear if it was the same condition that came to be the cause of his death. We will have to wait for a while to know the exact cause of his death.

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Who Is The Wife Of Pedro Feliciano?

Pedro was married to his wife Wanda Feliciano. The two are the parents of two beautiful teenage children as well. His wife is left devastated by the news of his death. She has not spoken anything about the death of her beloved husband.

The Puerto Rican couple had tied the knot back in 2005. They seemed so much in love even after 16 years of their wedding. The two looked happy in their family life before his death took it all away.

The death of the husband is certainly a tragedy for anyone. Amidst this, it can be understood that Wanda is not ready to speak about it. It is best for her if the fans would give her some privacy and time at this time.

Family Details

Pedro was the father of his two children: Joskar and Josnelly Feliciano. His daughter Josnelly was also born in Puerto Rico. She had to go through open-heart surgery in 2007. Other than that, the Feliciano family lived happily.

Pedro's family

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He was spending more time with his family during his last minutes after his retirement in 2015. He has left back an estimated fortune of $6 million for his family. His wife will probably use the money to help their children educate and move forward in their lives.

Pedro Feliciano Bio

Pedro Feliciano was born on 25th August in the year 1976. He was brought up along with a brother named Jesus Feliciano. He had completed his high school education at Jose S. Algeria School in Dorado, Puerto Rico. He was always left-handed and used the same hand to play.

He loved driving other than playing baseball. He stood 5 feet 9 inches tall and weighed approximately 80 kilograms. Pedro was paid approximately a salary of $250 thousand annually by the New York Mets.

Pedro Feliciano

He was signed by the Los Angeles Dodger for the first time back in 1995 in the 31st round. After 7 years, he was signed by the New York Mets. Pedro has played in a total of 459 matches with 484 career appearances and an impressive 3.33 ERA.

Former Mets general manager Omar Minaya has stated: 

Pedro was a great teammate. He had a tremendous attitude and never said he couldn't take the ball. It seemed like every time I looked down onto the field, Pedro was pitching

The Puerto Rican baseball federation has also given him a tribute on social media networks on his death. We send our deepest condolences to the family of the late baseball star.