Jerry Remy Dies: Boston Red Sox Broadcaster And Ex-MLB Player Was 68
Jerry Remy, a beloved player/broadcaster who was voted the first president of the fan’s “Red Sox Nation,” died Saturday night. He was 68 and his death was the result of a long battle with lung cancer.
Remy had taken a leave from his role as a NESN analyst for Red Sox games on Aug. 4 to undergo treatment for lung cancer. His last public appearance came on Oct. 5 during the Red Sox playoff game against the New York Yankees. in the American League Wild Card Game. Remy threw out the ceremonial first pitch, brought onto the field in a cart while wearing an oxygen attachment. His pitch went to Dennis Eckersley, his former teammate and one of his broadcast booth partners.
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