Catfish Hunter’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

April 8, 1946

Death Date

Sep 9, 1999

Age of Death

53 years

Cause of Death

Lou Gehrig's Disease


Baseball Player

The baseball player Catfish Hunter died at the age of 53. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

8-time MLB All-Star pitcher who played for the Oakland A’s and the New York Yankees.

He had three children with his wife Helen, whom he married in October 1966.

Hall-of-Famer ‘Catfish’ Hunter Dies at 53. Jim “Catfish” Hunter died Thursday, September 9, 1999, of Lou Gehrig’s disease.



The sun don’t shine on the same dog’s ass all the time.


Winning isn’t everything. Wanting to win is.


The difference between God and Reggie Jackson is that God doesn’t think he’s Reggie Jackson.


I had some friends here from North Carolina who’d never seen a homer, so I gave them a couple.


The bigger the game, the better I liked it. Not that I was about to let anybody know I was excited. I approached every game the same way. One pitch, one hitter at a time.