Tim Wakefield battled an aggressive brain cancer diagnosis While Tim Wakefield News of the death of Boston Red Sox player Tim Wakefield shocked the baseball world as he battled a devastating form of brain cancer.
The Boston Red Sox released a touching message to X. VIDEO: Why Tim Wakefield’s teammates loved him Tim Wakefield was battling an aggressive form of brain cancer Boston immediately wrote: “Our hearts are broken by the loss of Tim Wakefield. Wake personified true goodness; a devoted husband, father and teammate, beloved broadcaster and the ultimate community leader.
He gave so much to the game and all of Red Sox Nation. Our deepest love and thoughts are with Stacy, Trevor, Brianna, and the Wakefield family.” The news of his passing was received with much grief from all over the baseball world, including journalist Jared Carrabis who claimed “Every complimentary word you’ve heard about Tim Wakefield, take that and multiply it by a million. It’s all true. Genuinely one of the kindest, most selfless, caring, and giving people I’ve ever met. I’m heartbroken.
All love and condolences to his family. Rest in peace, 49.” Wakefield was also admired by pitchers and hitters for his impressive technique with the knuckleball, one of his favorite moves to hit hitters and part of what helped the Boston Red Sox break the Curse of the Bambino. The Curt Schilling Controversy On September 28, Schilling announced Wakefield’s transfer on a podcast, noting that Wakefield’s wife, Stacy, was also undergoing cancer treatment for pancreatic cancer.
The dispute arose when they did not give Schilling permission to release any medical information about his condition. Wakefield is survived by his wife Stacy, son Trevor and daughter Brianna.