Oshawa , Ontario (Market News)
Oshawa legendary Pitcher Ted Stone Passed Away
Oshawa legendary pitcher and Sports Hall Of Fame Inductee, Ted Stone has sadly passed away according to statements posted on social media platforms by his friends and fans.
Sad news of the passing of Oshawa legendary pitcher Ted Stone today. Video clip of tonights @BaseballOshawa 16U game at the stadium that was stopped in the 5th inning to honour Ted. @PBR_Ontario @CDNBaseballNet @EOBAbaseball @Eblobaseball @BaseballOntario @baseballcanada pic.twitter.com/ry0P6wndNm
— Ken Babcock (@DCLORDS) July 17, 2019
Stoney began his pitching career with the Oshawa Legion, Branch 43, Baseball Association in 1946. In 1953, while playing for the Oshawa Merchants of the Inter County League, Ted was scouted by the Boston Red Sox. He signed a contract and became the first Oshawa native to play professional baseball. He played for the Corning, New York, Red Sox Team in 1954, where his pitching record was 15-2.
Cause of Death:
This is a developing story, at the moment we do not have information on the cause of his death, this post will be updated once we have that information.