Miami Marlins Star Pitcher Dies Days After Announcing He Was Going To Be A Dad

Sep 27, 2016 at 9:37 am |

He was only 24-years-old

It is a tragedy when any person is taken too soon, but it is absolutely heartbreaking when they leave behind a child.

José Fernández, star pitcher for the Miami Marlins, was killed this weekend in the early hours leaving the world stunned, not only because they lost a star athlete, but also due to the fact that he announced just days before that he was going to become a father for the first time.

Credit: Instagram / @jofez16

Credit: Instagram / @jofez16

A tragic accident leaves a star baseball player dead and a new family left behind.

What happened to the dad-to-be and baseball star?