Fri. Jan 24th, 2020

San Francisco Giants Legend Willie McCovey Has Died At 80

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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