David West’s Cause of Death: Cancer KiIlled The Baseballer — US day News

3 min readMay 14, 2022

Regret to announce the legendary baseball player Mr. West’s death. We were informed of such heartbreaking news on May 14, 2022. David West’s cause of death was after a long battle with his deadly disease.

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Mr. West, who pitched for the New York Mets and Minnesota Twins, had earned a ring with the latter in 1993 Later on, he went and became a member of the Phillies in 1993 for what would turn out to be a pennant season.

Looking back, it’s now considered to be the best season of West’s career, as well as one of the greatest in Phillies history. His stellar performance which included a perfect inning in Game 6 of the NLCS, helped the Phillies advance to the World Series for the first time in a decade.

Mr. West was a fourth-round pick of the New York Mets in the 1993 draft, being originally from Memphis, Tenn. Where the Twins won the 1991 World Series, he pitched two seasons for the Mets and four seasons with Minnesota.

On December 5, 1992, the legend was then traded to the Phillies. Finishing his career with the Boston Red Sox, he compiled a 31–38 record and a 4.66 ERA in 202 games over his 10-year MLB career.

Putting that aside, along with the Fukuoka SoftBank Hawks, he spent the 1997 season in Japan. Not to be forgotten that at the point the left-hander had the best season of his career in that 1993 campaign, he made three appearances during the 1993 World Series against the Toronto Blue Jays.

Cancer Becomes David West’s Cause of Death

Tragically, brain cancer stands behind David West’s cause of death. He passed away at the age of 57. Our thoughts are with David’s family, friends, and everyone whose life he touched.

Press of AC announced; “David West, who was a member of the beloved 1993 Philadelphia Phillies team, died after a battle with brain cancer, according to news reports the team confirmed Saturday.”

One wrote: “ David West played for the Phillies from 1993 to 1996 and was known as a very generous teammate and friend We would like to wish our deepest condolence to the family and friends of David West.”

Jamie Apody tweeted: “This is SCARY Former Phillies pitcher David West, who was on the 1993 World Series team, has died of Brain Cancer at 57 years old. He becomes the 6th former Phillie to die of brain cancer in 2003: Ken Brett, Tug McGraw, Johnny Oates, John Vukovich, and Darren Daulton.”

A fan shared: “1991 World Series champion David West has passed away. He pitched for #MNTwins from 1989–92, posting a 5.33 ERA over 63 games (43 starts). West tossed 5.2 scoreless relief innings during the 1991 ALCS, and was the winning pitcher in game five. Rest In Peace.”

The statement from the Phillies reads that the Phillies, along with the rest of the baseball community, grieve the passing of former pitcher David West. Mr. West, who pitched for the Phillies for four years, including the 1993 pennant-winning season, attracted all eyes to himself as an incredibly generous teammate and friend with an unmatched sense of humor.

Originally published at https://usdaynews.com on May 14, 2022.




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