When Oscar Taveras died?
October 26, 2014Oscar Taveras / Date of death
On October 26, 2014, Taveras and his girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, both died in a car accident on the Sosúa-Cabarete freeway in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, in which his red Chevrolet Camaro ran off the road and hit a tree.
What Cardinal player just died?
We are saddened to learn about the recent passing of former Cardinals outfielder and World Series Champion, David Green. Our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.
What car was Oscar Taveras driving?
Louis Cardinals outfielder. Taveras, 22, lost control of his Chevy Camaro coming off a curve and slammed against a tree, according to Lieutenant Colonel Jose Armando Brito, spokesman for the branch of the national police that covers Puerto Plata.
What happened Darryl Kile?
Kile was known for his sharp, big-breaking curveball. He died at the age of 33 of coronary artery disease in 2002 in Chicago, where he and the Cardinals were staying for a weekend series against the Chicago Cubs.
Why did Bob Gibson retire?
During the summer of 1974, Gibson felt hopeful he could put together a winning streak, but he continually encountered swelling in his knee. In January 1975, Gibson announced he would retire at the end of the 1975 season, admittedly using baseball to help cope with his recent divorce from his former wife, Charline.
Which Royals pitcher died?
Walk through the cemetery in the Dominican Republic where Yordano Ventura was buried. Two years after Royals pitcher Yordano Ventura died in a single-car crash in his native Dominican Republic, the $20.25 million remaining on his contract has not been paid. And his estate is broke.
What does ACE 30 mean?
The patch will be debuted on Friday on the first day of the club’s annual FanFest at Bartle Hall. The black rectangular patch features the memorial “ACE 30” in white letters, a nod to Ventura’s nickname and number. Ventura, 25, died early Sunday morning in a car crash in his native Dominican Republic.
Did Darryl Kile’s wife remarry?
Kile’s widow, Flynn, has remarried. The couple’s twins now are in high school. A family friend said she prefers not to speak about Darryl’s death.
Who wore number 57 for the Cardinals?
Came to St. Louis as part of the Wainwright trade with Atlanta and made an immediate impact in the Cardinals’ bullpen in 2004 and ’05. No. 57 is unofficially retired for Kile, who died in his sleep during the 2002 season at 33 years old.
How fast did Gibson pitch?
How fast was Bob Gibson’s Fastball? Bob Gibson’s 4-seam fastball sat between 92-95 mph in the sample I considered. It’s likely he actively varied his grip or intended velocity, producing a high velocity range, measured at 87-95, with numerous indications that he regularly exceeded 95 mph.