Baseball Player

Don Baylor – Cause of Death, Date of Death, Age at Death

The baseball player Don Baylor passed away at age 68, this age of death has to be considered respectable. What was the cause of death? Below is all you want to know regarding the death of Don Baylor and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Former MLB All-Star who became a prominent designated hitter in the American League, winning the AL MVP Award in 1979.

He turned down a football scholarship at the University of Texas, which would have made him the first African American ever to play football for the Longhorns.

He was hit by 267 pitches during his career, placing him 4th in MLB history.

How did Don Baylor die?

Don Baylor's death was caused by cancer.

Baylor was diagnosed with multiple myeloma in 2003. He died on August 7, 2017, at the age of 68.

Information about the death of Don Baylor
Cause of deathCancer
Age of death68 years
ProfessionBaseball Player
BirthdayJune 28, 1949
Death dateAugust 7, 2017
Place of deathAustin, Texas, United States
Place of burialTexas State Cemetery, Austin, Texas, United States

Quotes by Don Baylor

"I know what I have to do and I plan to do it. It's a good time to get it done and get it behind me. It's treatable, so why not treat it now? My family will give me comfort but I have to do this alone."

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"Playing for Yogi is like playing for your father; playing for Billy is like playing for your father-in-law."

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"I've been in just about every situation as a player and coach and manager. I've been in the playoffs, World Series, and I know how to get there."

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"I'm a fair manager, put it that way. I like to be fair with the players, but there's a time for discipline."

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"Texas has arguably the most extreme separation between the well off and everyday people in the United States."

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