Eddie Mathews’ Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 13, 1931

Death Date

Feb 18, 2001

Age of Death

69 years

Cause of Death

Pneumonia

Place of Death

Feb 18, 2001

Profession

Baseball Player

The baseball player Eddie Mathews died at the age of 69. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Long-time member of the Atlanta Braves who joined the 500-home run club in 1967.

He married four times and had three children and eight grandchildren.

“Mathews died of complications of pneumonia, said his son, Eddie Jr., an anesthesiologist at Waukesha (Wis.) … “Elected to the Hall of Fame in 1978, Mathews hit 512 home runs, was one of baseball’s greatest third basemen and the only person to play for the Braves in Boston, Milwaukee and Atlanta.

Quotes

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It’s only a hitch when you’re in a slump. When you’re hitting the ball its called rhythm.

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I don’t know where Hank Aaron will break Ruth’s record but I can tell you one thing – ten years from the day he hits it three million people will say they were there.