Calderon, 41, killed in Puerto Rico

Updated: December 28, 2003, 12:45 AM ET
Associated Press

LOIZA, Puerto Rico -- Former major league baseball player Ivan Calderon was shot to death Saturday. He was 41.

Witnesses said Calderon was in a store when two people entered and, without a word, shot the former outfielder multiple times in the back, said police Sgt. Maribel Arzuaga.

Calderon played 10 seasons in the major leagues with Seattle, the Chicago White Sox, Boston">Boston and Montreal.

He finished his big league career in 1993 with a .272 batting average, 104 homers and 444 RBIs.

Calderon was born in eastern Puerto Rico and lived in Loiza, a northern coastal town.


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