Former Major League Baseball player, Vida Blue, passed away at the age of 73 on Saturday. Blue was a three-time World Series champion with the Oakland Athletics and won the American League MVP in 1971. He had a successful career as a pitcher, playing for the Athletics, San Francisco Giants, and Kansas City Royals. Blue was also a six-time All-Star and a two-time AL wins leader. The Athletics released a statement expressing their sadness and offering condolences to Blue’s family.
Today: December 11, 2023