Obituary: Leroy Stanton (1946-2019)

R.I.P. to Leroy Stanton, an outfielder who played in the majors from 1970 through 1978 and who was one of the original Mariners. He was killed in a car accident on March 13 in Florence County, S.C. According to police, Stanton, 72, drove a Dodge pick-up truck through a stop sign, ran off the road … Continue reading Obituary: Leroy Stanton (1946-2019)


Obituary: Luis Valbuena (1985-2018)

RIP to Luis Valbuena, an infielder who was one of two major-league ballplayers killed in a car accident in Venezuela on December 6. He had just celebrated his 33rd birthday on November 30. Valbuena played for the Seattle Mariners (2008), Cleveland Indians (2009-11), Chicago Cubs (2012-14), Houston Astros (2015-16) and Los Angeles Angels (2017-2018). Valbuena … Continue reading Obituary: Luis Valbuena (1985-2018)