San Francisco Giants Legend Willie McCovey Has Died At 80

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San Francisco Giants legend and Hall of Fame first baseman Willie McCovey died on Wednesday.  He was 80.San Diego Padres v San Francisco Giants
McCovey died at the Stanford Hospital on Wednesday afternoon after a lengthy “battle with ongoing health issues.” He had been in a wheel chair for several years, and recently developed an infection and was hospitalized last week, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.
McCovey played for the Giants from 1959-1973, and then again from 1977-1980 to close out his career. He was inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame in 1986.

Written By: Tommy Lightfoot Garrett
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