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Former MLB Pitcher Bob Welch Dies at 57

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Vincent Frank
Written by Vincent Frank

It is a sad day around the baseball world. Former MLB pitcher Bob Welch, who made his name known as a member of the Los Angeles Dodgers from 1978-1987, has died at the age of 57. 

The Oakland Athletics released a statement on Welch’s death a few minutes ago.

Welch won 27 games and earned the AL Cy Young for Oakland in 1990. He is survived by his three kids and ex-wife. There is no immediate word on the cause of death.

Photo: MLB.com

 

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Vincent Frank

Vincent Frank

Editor-at-large, Sportsnaut.

“You were born with wings, why prefer to crawl through life?” Rumi