Obituary: Ricky Nelson (1959-2021)

RIP to outfielder Ricky Nelson, who spent parts of four seasons with the Seattle Mariners in the 1980s. He died on November 19 from complications of COVID-19. He was 62 years old. His death was announced by former ball player and fellow Arizona resident Jimmy Driscoll and has been confirmed by his daughter, Ashley Guller. … Continue reading Obituary: Ricky Nelson (1959-2021)

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)