The Major League Baseball outfielder for the New York Yankees, Gerald Williams passed away at the age of 55. He was the 14-year pro in Major League Baseball and played for several teams. He was the outfielder for the Milwaukee Brewers, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Mets, and Atlanta Braves. In his entire career, he earned a big fan following across the world. According to the sources, the news of his passing was confirmed by Former New York Yankees teammate, Derek Jeter. He paid tribute to the former outfielder.
The player Tribune Twitter page wrote,” Gerald Williams passed away this morning after a battle with cancer. To my teammate and one of my best friends in the world, rest in peace, my brother. My thoughts and prayers are with his wife, Liliana and their whole family”. Since the news of his passing went viral on social media. His fans are paying tribute to Gerald and expressing their deep condolence to him. Gerald Williams was the best in his field and got an amazing fan following across the world. Many big celebrities took the support of social media to pay tribute to him.
Gerald Williams Cause of Death
Gerald Williams was born on August 10, 1966, in New Orleans, Louisiana. He took his last breath on February 8, 2022, after battling cancer. He was a resident of Tampa, Florida. He was one of the best friends of Yankee shortstop Derek Jeter. Gerald had 12 brothers and sisters. He was one of the three Atlanta Braves to appear on Saturday Night Live when he made his appearance alongside teammates Pedro Borbon and Mark Wohlers.
According to the sources, Williams appeared in 1,168 career games with the Yankees, Milwaukee Brewers, Atlanta Braves, Tampa Bay Devil Rays, New York Mets, and Flordia Marlins. He took retirement in the 2005 season. During the 2000 season, it was one of the best seasons for the fielder with Devil Rays in which he battled 0.274 with 21 home runs, 89 runs batted in, and an OPS of 0.739.
In a game, when he was a member of the Yankees on May 1, 1996, Gerald Williams recorded six hits in a game against the Baltimore Orioles. In his entire career, Gerald Batted 0.255 with 780 hits, 85 HR, and 365 RBI. During the league, he increased his fame and following among fans. But unfortunately, the legendary outfielder has gone from this world after battling cancer. His family is going through a hard time. He will be always remembered by his family and friends.
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