Former Major League Baseball participant Lee Tinsley handed away on Thursday on the age of 53.
Tinsley died in Scottsdale, Ariz., and is survived by his three kids.
During his 5 seasons within the massive leagues, Tinsley, an outfielder, performed for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Red Sox and Philadelphia Phillies.
The Mariners and Reds confirmed Tinsley’s passing.
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The Mariners tweeted: “We are saddened by the passing of former participant and first base coach Lee Tinsley, and lengthen our condolences to his household and family members.”
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The Reds additionally tweeted their condolences: “The Reds mourn the lack of Lee Tinsley. ‘We are unhappy to listen to of Lee’s passing,’ VP/GM Nick Krall mentioned of Tinsley, who was the Reds’ assistant hitting coach for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. ‘Our ideas are together with his household and buddies, inside and out of doors the sport.’”
After his MLB profession got here to an finish, Tinsley hung out within the Minor Leagues with the Los Angeles Angels and Montreal Expos.
He additionally performed within the Mexican League and the Western Baseball League.
Tinsley served as a coach throughout the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Angels, Mariners and Reds’ organizations.
Tinsley was chosen eleventh total within the first spherical of the 1987 novice draft by the Oakland Athletics.