Tim Wakefield died days after his illness went public
“Our hearts are broken by the loss Tim Wakefield. The eye of true goodness; A devoted husband, father and colleague, a beloved broadcaster and a quintessential community leader. He gave so much to the game and to the entire Red Sox nation. “Our deepest love and thoughts are with Stacey, Trevor, Brianna and the Wakefield family.”
Our hearts are broken by the loss of Tim Wakefield.
The eye of true goodness; A devoted husband, father and captain, a beloved broadcaster and the ultimate community leader. He gave so much to everyone in the game and Red Sox nation.
Our deepest love and thoughts… pic.twitter.com/ah5kV2Yt8j
— Red Sox (@redsox) October 1, 2023
Who is Tim Wakefield?
Wakefield began his Major League career with the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992 and then played for the Boston Red Sox for the majority of his career from 1995 to 2011. During his time with the Red Sox, he was a key member of the winning team with the Red Sox. World Series in 2004 and 2007.
Your specialty and difference from others.
Esté used the popular knuckleball pitch, a pitch characterized by its lack of spin, making it unpredictable for hitters and difficult for pitchers to control. Wakefield is one of the few pitchers to have a successful major league career using primarily this pitch. He retired from baseball after the 2011 season and was widely respected for his longevity and on-field skills.
Lifetime numbers in the Major Leagues.
In 627 games over his 19-year career in the Major Leagues, he has accumulated 200 wins with 180 losses, including 3,226.1 innings, 2,156 strikeouts and a 4.41 ERA. He also saved 22 games. He was a one-time All-Star and a Cy Young finalist in 1995.