// Obituaries

Former Sox Manager Ralph Houk dies at 90

Former Red Sox manager Ralph Houk died on Wednesday at the age of 90. He managed the Red Sox from 1981 up until he retired in 1984. Over his 20 years as a major league manager, Houk won 1,619 times over 3,157 games, finishing with a career winning percentage of .514. He managed a young […]

Jose Lima Dead At 37

One of the most colorful players of this generation, Jose Lima, was found dead at his home in Los Angeles on Sunday morning. He was 37 years old. His wife, Dorca Astacio, told ESPN.com that Lima died of a heart attack. “Jose was complaining while sleeping and I just thought he was having a nightmare,” […]

Dom DiMaggio Dies at 92

Former Red Sox great Dom DiMaggio died in his home in Marion, Mass. at around 1 a.m. Friday morning. DiMaggio, the brother of former Yankees legend Joe DiMaggio, was 92. Dom was a seven-time all-star outfielder with the Red Sox. He hit .298 with a .383 OBP and 87 HRs in 11 seasons in the […]

Former Patriots Punter Dies

According to the Boston Globe, former Patriots’ punter Mike Patrick died at age 55. No cause of death was given. Patrick spent four seasons with that Pats from 1975-78. Signed originally as a free agent, he ranks fifth on the Pats all-time list with 8,481 yards on 225 punts in 43 career games. In his […]