Obituary: Tony Fernández (1962-2020)

RIP to Tony Fernández, an All-Star and Gold Glove infielder with a 17-year career in the majors. He died on February 15 at the age of 57 after suffering from chronic kidney problems, a recent bout with pneumonia and a stroke. Fernandez, who announced in 2017 that he had Polycistic Kidney Disease, was placed in … Continue reading Obituary: Tony Fernández (1962-2020)

Obituary: Rich Rundles (1981-2019)

RIP to Rich Rundles, who pitched briefly for the Cleveland Indians before becoming a pitching coach for independent and college teams. The 38-year-old died on December 16, apparently of natural causes. Rundles played for the Indians in 2008-2009. Rundles was the pitching coach for the University of West Alabama Tigers, where his father, Gary, is … Continue reading Obituary: Rich Rundles (1981-2019)

Obituary: Wally Westlake (1920-2019)

RIP to Wally Westlake, An All-Star outfielder who played with six teams in a 10-year career. It has been reported that he died on September 6 at the age of 98. Westlake played for the Pittsburgh Pirates (1947-51), St. Louis Cardinals (1951-52), Cincinnati Reds (1952), Cleveland Indians (1952-55), Baltimore Orioles (1955) and Philadelphia Phillies (1956). … Continue reading Obituary: Wally Westlake (1920-2019)