Tommy Boggs die, Obituary
Tommy Boggs, who was the former Rangers pitcher and the club’s first-round pick in the 1974 MLB draft died on Wednesday 5 October 2022. Concordia University Texas announced this news and he was set to enter his 13th season as the program’s head baseball coach.
It is with the greatest sadness that we share the news of the passing of Coach Tommy Boggs on Wednesday, October 5. Coach Boggs has been the heart and soul of Concordia’s baseball program for over 12 years. (1/2) pic.twitter.com/Kt4SK7iZp3
— Concordia Athletics (@CTXAthletics) October 5, 2022
How did he die?
The School said, he died after battling cancer at the age of 66.
Baseball Player Tommy Boggs Cause of Death
He died due to cancer. Ronda Seagraves, who is the university’s vice president of student experience and athletics said, “Tommy has built a legacy here at Concordia University, However, his legacy extends far beyond our campus. He has been an invaluable leader in the Austin baseball community and has touched the lives of many generations of athletes. He will be tremendously missed by all who knew and loved him”.
RIP to Concordia Baseball Coach, Tommy Boggs. A great man and did so much to help positively influence so many young people. Prayers for his family. pic.twitter.com/uhGqCZiCrK
— Angelo State Rams Baseball (@RamsASUbaseball) October 5, 2022
Who is Tommy Boggs?
He was an American professional baseball player. Tommy played in Major League Baseball as a right-handed pitcher for the Texas Rangers (1976–1977, 1985) and the Atlanta Braves (1978–1983). On 19 July 1976, he made his major league debut with the Rangers. On 14 May 2009, Concordia University Texas hired Tommy Boggs as their head baseball coach. In March 2020, he won his 300th game and led the Concordia Tornadoes to 325 wins in 13 seasons.
The world of Texas Baseball is hurting today. Longtime head coach of @CTXAthletics, Tommy Boggs, has passed away this morning. Please keep all those impacted by Coach Boggs’ legacy in your thoughts and prayers. Coach, you will be missed greatly. #40 pic.twitter.com/eQJj3gmhEk
— McLennan Baseball (@mccbaseball1) October 6, 2022
|Real Name||Thomas Winton Boggs|
|Birthdate||25 October 1955|
|Birthplace||Poughkeepsie, New York|
|Death Date||5 October 2022|
|Death Place||United States|
|Age||66 years old|