Former major leaguer Tony Fernandez passed away on Saturday.
A member of five All Star teams and a winner of four Gold Gloves, Fernandez was a member of the 1993 World Series winning Blue Jays. He was 57.
Hector Gomez was among the first to break the news of Fernandez’s passing which is a result of a brain stroke and kidney complications.
Former MLB player Tony Fernandez has died. He suffered a brain stroke and Kidney complications.
Fernandez was selected to 5 All Star Games, won 4 Gold Glove and a World Series with Toronto Blue Jays (1993).
Rest in peace. 🙏🙏🙏@z101digital @ZDeportes pic.twitter.com/JtpVSLiOAv
— Héctor Gómez (@hgomez27) February 16, 2020
A veteran of 17 years, Fernandez spent 12 seasons with the Blue Jays but also saw stops with the Padres, Mets, Indians, Reds, Yankees and Brewers. He owned a career line of .288/.347/.399 with 94 home runs and 844 RBI. He had 2,276 career hits.