The San Francisco Giants legend and baseball Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passed away Wednesday at the age of 80, the team announced.
It is with great sadness that we announce that San Francisco Giants Legend and Hall of Famer Willie McCovey passed away peacefully this afternoon at the age of 80 after losing his battle with ongoing health issues. #Forever44 | #SFGiants pic.twitter.com/ooOYg4ESol
— San Francisco Giants (@SFGiants) October 31, 2018
Giants legend Willie McCovey has died at the age of 80
The Hall of Fame first baseman played 19 seasons for the Giants. pic.twitter.com/HnCwwMq9lu
— Bleacher Report MLB (@BR_MLB) November 1, 2018
McCovey collected 521 home runs and 1555 RBI in his hall of fame career.
More to come. Rest in Peace, Willie McCovey.