Former Major League player Tony Fernandez has passed away at the age of 57. He was hospitalized in his native Dominican Republic with kidney problems and also suffered a stroke. Fernandez’s family apparently elected to remove him from life support.
Tony Fernandez, talented infielder, RIP
— Jon Heyman (@JonHeyman) February 16, 2020
Former Toronto Blue Jays star Tony Fernandez Passes Away
Tony Fernandez’s Career
Tony Fernandez had a 17-year career with his slash line of .288/.347/.399. He hit 94 HR and drove in 844 runs while scoring 1,057 runs. Fernandez also hit 414 doubles, 92 triples and stole 246 bases in a very well rounded career. He also won four consecutive Gold Glove awards at shortstop and was a five-time all-star.
In 150 postseason at-bats, Fernandez had a slash line of .327/.367/.420. Fernandez also hit one HR and drove in 23 runs while scoring 13 times.
Tony Fernandez was one of the…