MANILA, Philippines–Felino Francisco, who was a member of the Philippine national softball team, has passed away. He was 67.
The Philippine Sports Commission (PSC) honored Francisco in a post on social media on Tuesday.
IN LOVING MEMORY OF
Felino E. Francisco
1954 – 2022
– Former RP Blu Boys Athlete
– Pitched perfect game vs Japan in 1990 Asian Softball Championship in Manila pic.twitter.com/jumtBFO7li
— Philippine Sports Commission (@psc_gov) April 26, 2022
Francisco was known for pitching a perfect game in a victory over Japan in the 1990 Asian Men’s Softball Championship in Manila.
The Philippine men’s team, known as the RP Blu Boys, won the gold in that five-nation event with Chinese Taipei finishing second and Japan in third.
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