The umpiring crew for Game 3 of the AL Championship Series Tuesday lined up in missing-man formation during a moment of silence for umpire Wally Bell, who died of an apparent heart attack.
Boston Red Sox public address announcer Carl Beane, the voice of Fenway Park whose booming baritone called ballplayers to the plate for two World Series champions, died on Wednesday after suffering a heart attack while driving. He was 59.
Billy Consolo, a former major league infielder and longtime Detroit Tigers coach, has died of an apparent heart attack. He was 73.
Charlie Wagner, who pitched for the Red Sox during the 1930s and '40s and worked for the organization for 70 years, died early Thursday of an apparent heart attack. He was 93.
Earl Wilson had a solid career, but his work off the field is what Joe Morgan remembers the most.
The Red Sox's team doctor said Terry Francona didn't have a heart attack and that the results of his tests are "very good." But the team didn't say when he would return to manage Boston.
Boston Red Sox manager Terry Francona was taken to a New York hospital Wednesday with tightness in his chest.
Red Sox vice president of baseball operations Mike Port was in serious but stable condition Monday after having a heart attack during the weekend.