Oscar Taveras had ignited the imagination of Cardinals fans for years, and had just started to show the baseball world what he is capable of. His tragic death is heartbreaking for the entire baseball world, not just Cardinals fans.
Former Ace Andy Marte passes away at 33 years old January 22, 2017. A tragic day that will forever be remembered in the baseball world. Andy Marte, a former big leaguer with the Atlanta Braves, Cleveland Indians and Arizona Diamondbacks, was killed in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic early Sunday morning. He was 33 years old.
San Francisco Giants players take part in a moment of silence for St. Louis Cardinals player Oscar Taveras, who was killed in an auto accident this week in the Dominican Republic, before Game 6 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., on Tuesday, Oct. 28, 2014. (Nhat V. Meyer/Bay Area News Group)
San Francisco Giants' Madison Bumgarner and Buster Posey celebrate after Game 5 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014, in San Francisco. The Giants won 5-0 to take a 3-2 lead in the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)