Wednesday, June 11, 2014

R.I.P Bob Welch

Bob Welch passed away yesterday from a heart attack. Welch is perhaps best known for ending game two of the 1978 World Series by striking out Mr. October himself Reggie Jackson.

Bob Welch pitching his famous strike out...

Bob Welch won 211 games pitching for the Los Angeles Dodgers and Oakland A's. Welch was a two time All-Star and a Cy Young winner. He pitched for four World Series squads.

A news report of his death...

Bob Welch had his best season when he won an amazing 27 games in 1990. He finished the year 27-6 with a 2.95 ERA and the Cy Young Award.

Bob Welch passed away at the age of 57. At times he battled his demons, may he rest in peace.

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