Jim Corsi, former MLB pitcher passed away on January 4th 2022. A sad news for Red Sox fans. The Massachusetts native won a World Series and pitched for the Boston Red Sox. He was 60-years-old.
Beloved baseball player Jim Corsi passed away at his home on Tuesday morning. Corsi stated that he had been diagnosed with stage four cancer of the liver and colon.
According to his close friend, WBZ-TV Sports Director Steve Burton, Corsi “passed away from cancer peacefully overnight with his family by his side.” Jim Corsi is survived by his four children, Julianne, Jenna, Mitch, and Joey. Despite his illness, Corsi managed to walk his daughter down the aisle during her wedding in October 2020, a moment he said he’ll never forget.
In the interview that aired Sunday, Corsi urged people to prioritize their health. Corsi mentioned that he he wished he cared more about his health in his younger years. Corsi had been battling Stage IV liver cancer and terminal colon cancer.
“I got liver cancer, stage four, and colon cancer,” Corsi told Burton in an emotional interview. The interview was originally recorded in November. “I made a mistake when I was younger by not getting a colonoscopy.” Corsi said holding back tears. RIP Jim Corsi.
Jim Corsi won a World Series with the Oakland Athletics in 1989. He spent three seasons pitching for the Red Sox from 1997-to-1999. He also played for the Houston Astros, Florida Marlins and Baltimore Orioles.
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