• Report: Veteran MLB umpire Wally Bell dies of heart attack at age 48

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Oct 15, 2013
    Major League umpire Wally Bell has died, according to multiple reports. He was 48. Major League Baseball umpire Wally Bell, who worked the NL playoff series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. The shocking death of umpire Wally Bell a day before prompted tributes from all over Major League Baseball on Tuesday. A week ago, Wally Bell was part of the umpiring crew during the NLDS series between the St. "We are all shocked and saddened by Wally's passing," said Tony Clark, deputy executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association. According to the WFMJ.com report, Bell leaves two young children, two brothers and a sister. "We're here today, I think everybody, man for man in that clubhouse, I know I speak for our guys, we're devastated by the news last night and our thoughts and prayers are with his family."
    • Umpires at Detroit assemble in missing-man formation to remember Wally Bell

      The shocking death of umpire Wally Bell a day before prompted tributes from all over Major League Baseball on Tuesday. Players and teams expressed their respect, sympathy and grief over losing a colleague who also seemed to be well-liked in the industry…
    • Longtime MLB Ump Wally Bell Dies

      Veteran umpire Wally Bell passed away in his Ohio hometown last night, apparently after suffering a heart attack. Bell, 48 years old, had 21 years of MLB experience and had most recently worked the Cardinals-Pirates NLDS.Read more...
      Source: deadspin.com

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