Tomás Troncoso, immortal sports writer, dies


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Tomás Troncoso, immortal sports writer, dies

The death of the icon of the sports chronicle of the Dominican Republic was informed by his son through his social networks

The death of Don Tomás Troncoso Cuesta, one of the most emblematic and charismatic sports writers in the Dominican Republic, was announced on Monday morning.

The information was offered on the social network Twitter by his son Tomás Troncoso Jr. “I regret to inform all my friends, sports fans in general, that Daddy passed away. How great you were old. We love you very much ”, was what the sports writer also expressed about his father.

Tomás Troncoso was 86 years old and was born on September 29, 1935 in Ciudad Nueva, Santo Domingo, and was part of the first broadcast of a Major League game in the country with the narrator Billy Berroa, Max Alvarez and Ellis Pérez in 1962 .

The program “Los Deportes en Marcha” is an important part of his career in the sports chronicle and has been on the air for more than 50 years, since August 1, 1963 and that same year he began to work in winter baseball with the Aguilas Cibaeñas, although ironically he is considered one of the glories of his great rivals, the Tigres del Licey, a team with which he spent most of his career in action and for which he was recognized in 2016, naming the radio booth of the blue team. in his honor.

He was also inducted into the Dominican Sports Pavilion of Fame in 2005 as a promoter of the national sport and is considered one of the most emblematic sports writers in the history of the country.

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