Former Major League Baseball All-Star has Died

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August 01, 2017Aug 01, 2017

The former MLB all-star, Lee May, has passed away. May was 74 years old at the time of his death, according to ESPN.

Fans and players took to social media to express their condolences. The Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association took to Twitter to tweet their sadness upon learning of his passing.

“We are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of three-time All-Star Lee May, who hit 354 home runs in his career. Rest in peace, Lee,” they wrote.

https://twitter.com/MLBPAA/status/891660897105485825

According to the USA Today, May was known as the “Big Bopper” and was a fierce hitter who hit 20 or more home runs and 80 or more RBI in 11 consecutive seasons. In 1976, he led the American League in RBI (109).

https://twitter.com/Reds/status/891768985116659713

May was also fortunate enough to make it to the World Series not once, but two different times in his career. He played for the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals.

https://twitter.com/Orioles/status/891711221317160960

Please join us in praying for May’s family as they go through this difficult season. May God’s healing touch grace their lives. Also, to read about a famous celebrity who passed away from ALS this week, check out our other article here.

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