Bruce Sutter Obituary – Cause of Death: MLB Hall of Famer and World Series champion, Bruce Sutter dies at 69.
Howard Bruce Sutter who played 12 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB) between 1976 and 1988 as a pitcher died at the age of 69 near his home in Cartersville, Ga. on Thursday October 13, 2022, MLB announced.
Sutter, the first pitcher inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame without having started a game, compiled 300 saves and a dazzling 2.83 ERA over 12 seasons with the Cubs, Cardinals and Braves. He won the 1979 Cy Young award while saving 37 games for the Cubs, racked up 36 regular season saves for the World Series-champion Cardinals in ’82, tied the then-MLB record for saves in a season (45) in 1984 and closed out his 300th save on Sept. 9, 1988, for the Braves.
Sutter, a National Baseball Hall of Famer was one of just 14 people to have their number retired by the Cardinals.
Words fall short of expressing our grief for your loss, as we mourn with family and friends for this great loss. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you. Please receive our heartfelt condolences.
We are saddened over the passing of Bruce Sutter.
Sutter was a dominant pitcher and a member of the '82 World Series Championship team.
He is a member of both the National Baseball Hall of Fame and the Cardinals Hall of Fame.
Our thoughts are with Bruce's family and friends. pic.twitter.com/BjxKBnK0Lw
— St. Louis Cardinals (@Cardinals) October 14, 2022
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