Tug McGraw


Age: 59

Summary: colorful baseball relief pitcher considered as a fan favorite who pitched 19 years in the major leagues including 9 years with the Mets and 10 with the Phillies, who pitched in World Series for both the 1973 Mets and 1980 Phillies, leading the Phillies to their only World Series championship, and who is the father of popular country singer Tim McGraw.

Cause of Death: Brain cancer

Born: August 30, 1944

Died: January 5, 2004

Nashville, Tennessee