Jerry Remy was a former MLB player. He was Born on November 8, 1952. Jerry Remy was known as a former MLB player turned broadcaster.
Remy was first drafted to the league in 1970 by the Washington Senators. He did not sign with a team until the 1971 free-agent draft.
He made his MLB debut In 1975 with the Los Angeles Angels, where he played until 1977. He was named the second team captain in franchise history but was then traded to the Red Sox’s shortly after. There he spent the rest of his career in California.
He spent six years with the team before retiring in 1984. Remy attended Roger Williams University in Rhode Island Prior to his MLB debut.
Jerry Remy’s Cause Of Death
Remy had passed away on October 31, 2021. At the time of death, he was 68 years. The night before at the age of 68, just one week before his birthday.
The doctor confirmed that he died following a battle with lung cancer. In August 2021, he had stepped away from broadcasting to focus on his treatment for the disease.
“As I’ve done before and will continue to do, I will battle this with everything I have,” Remy wrote at the time. He was first diagnosed in 2008. He had beat it four times prior to his final diagnosis in 2021.
He is survived by his wife, Phoebe, and their three children.
Who is Jerry Remy’s wife?
Remy had been married to his wife Phoebe in 1974. They met each other in 1972 when he was working at a Fall River, Massachusetts, clothing store during the off-season, according to a 2009 profile in the Boston Globe.
She is said to have helped her husband quit smoking after 16 years. After the marriage, the couple had three children, Jared, Jordan, and Jenna.