Pittsburgh Pirates great Dave Parker is battling Parkinson's disease, according to a report.
Ben Petrick, a former major league catcher who was forced to retire in 2004 due to early-onset Parkinson's disease, has been hired as a consultant to the coaching staff of the Diamondbacks' short-season Class A affiliate.
Former big leaguer Ben Petrick was featured on ESPN's E:60, and Buster Olney writes about Petrick's inspirational story. Petrick retired from baseball at 27 because of early onset Parkinson's disease.
Ben Petrick once hid his Parkinson's, but the truth finally set him free
In his final game as the Cleveland Indians' bench coach amid a battle with Parkinson's disease, Tim Tolman took over as acting manager Wednesday night following Manny Acta's first-inning ejection.
Muhammad Ali came to the White Sox clubhouse with a message of helping.
Ben Petrick, a 27-year-old catcher who once played for the Colorado Rockies, announced his retirement from baseball this week and disclosed he has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.
St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster Jack Buck was recovering Wednesday, a day after brain surgery aimed at controlling Parkinson's disease.