How did Oscar Taveras die?

Traffic collision
Oscar Taveras/Cause of death

When did Oscar Taveras die?

October 26, 2014
Oscar Taveras/Date of death

Who died on Cardinals?

ST. LOUIS — Former Cardinals pitcher and 16-year Major League veteran Rheal Cormier died on Monday after a battle with cancer. Cormier, 53, pitched for the Cardinals from 1991 to 1994, going 24-23 with an ERA of 4.12. The team originally drafted him in the sixth round of the 1988 amateur draft.

Who died on the Royals?

Ventura made his MLB debut on September 17, 2013. Known as a power pitcher, his fastball topped out at 102 mph in his career. He won the 2015 World Series with the Royals. On January 22, 2017, Ventura was killed in a car crash in the Dominican Republic.

What happened Darryl Kile?

Darryl Andrew Kile (December 2, 1968 – June 22, 2002) was an American Major League Baseball starting pitcher. He died at the age of 33 of coronary artery disease in 2002 in Chicago, where he and the Cardinals were staying for a weekend series against the Chicago Cubs.

Who got hurt on the Cardinals?


Player Position Injury
JC Tretter C Knee
Denzel Ward CB Neck
Greedy Williams CB Shoulder/Knee
Jedrick Wills Jr. T Ankle

How old was Oscar Taveras when he died?

Cardinals OF Taveras killed in crash. ESPN The Magazine senior writer Buster Olney discusses the passing of 22-year old Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’ top prospects, died Sunday in a car accident in his native Dominican Republic.

What kind of car was Taveras driving at time of crash?

Taveras was driving a 2014 Chevrolet Camaro at the time of the crash on a highway between the beaches of Sosua and Cabarete in Puerto Plata, about 130 miles north of the capital of Santo Domingo, said Col. Diego Pesqueira of the Metropolitan Transportation Agency.

How old was Oscar Taveras when he signed with St Louis Cardinals?

Taveras was a teenager when he signed with St. Louis as an international free agent in 2008. Before this season, Taveras was ranked as the No. 3 overall prospect by and Baseball America, and had a .321 average over six minor league seasons.