Pirates great Bill Virdon dead at age 90 – cause of death – Obituary

The Pittsburgh Pirates announced on Tuesday that the great former Pirates Bill Weldon had passed away. Wilden is 90 years old.

From 1955 to 1968, Wilden recorded 1,596 hits, 237 doubles, 91 home runs, and 502 RBIs in 1,583 games with the St. Louis Cardinals and Pittsburgh Pirates.

“Bill Wilden is a man who is extremely proud to be a member of the Pittsburgh Pirates family,” the pirate chairman Bob Natine said in a statement. “Every fan following our 1960 team will always remember the important role he played in bringing the city of Pittsburgh to the third World Series championship.

“We are also forever grateful to Bill for everything he has done on behalf of the Pirates after his playing career, not only as a successful manager, but also for helping countless young players. He is proud as a coach and one of our coaches. I have guided and guided them. I have been a guest lecturer for the spring training for a long time,” Nutting added.

“We offer to his wife Shirley, who has been married to Bill for 70 years, his children Debbie Wilden Lutes, Linda Wilden Holmes and Lisa Wilden Brown, as well as his seven grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren extend our thoughts and prayers.”

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