Ron Piché

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Ronald Jacques Piché
(Monsieur Baseball)

  • Bats Right, Throws Right
  • Height 5' 11", Weight 165 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

Ron Piché spent one season as a Montreal Expos coach in 1976. He worked for many years for the Expos as a minor league pitching instructor and in community relations.

For three years with the Milwaukee Braves (1961-1963), Piché teamed with Claude Raymond, a fellow Québécois, as members of the Braves' bullpen.

Inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1988, he lost lost a lengthy battle with complications from cancer in early 2011. In 2013, the city of Montreal, QC honored him by naming a ballpark in his honor in the Verdun neighborhood where he was born, the "Stade Ron-Piché".

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