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St. Louis Cardinals Rookie Oscar Taveras Killed

The world of baseball, especially the St. Louis Cardinals, were dealt a heavy blow as we learned of the death of rising start Oscar Taveras. On October 26, Taveras and his girlfriend were killed in a car accident in the Dominican Republic.

Taveras was not only one of the top prospects within the Cardinals organization, he was one of the top young players in all of baseball. His unique skill at the plate as well as in the field had many looking at him as the main cornerstone of the future in St. Louis.

Oscar Taveras Killed in Car Accident

Oscar Taveras Crash Scene


Our thoughts and prayers go out to Taveras’s family as well as the family of his girlfriend during this incredibly difficult time.


Cover Photo: Jeff Curry/USA TODAY Sports

Grant E. Doepel

Grant E. Doepel

Founder at Sports Grumble
Editor in Chief and co-founder of Riverfront City Sports and Sports Grumble, Doepel is a Cincinnati native who lives and breathes Queen City sports. A University of the Cumberlands graduate with degrees in Journalism and Communication Arts, Doepel still resides in the Greater Cincinnati area to provide easy access to the riverfront stadiums.
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