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Bob Watson Dies At The Age Of 74 Due To Kidney Disease

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Bob Watson, a former Yankees player and general manager died of kidney disease in his home located at Houston on Friday night (15th May 2020).

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The deceased before his death has been battling with kidney disease for a long time, before eventually giving up the ghost last night.

Bob Watson a former Yankees World Series title winner was a Yankees manager for three years, which was between 1995 to 1998, of which during this tenure, he led the Bombers to a World Series title in 1996.

Aside this, the deceased also played for Bombers for three seasons which was between 1980- 1982.

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He was the first baseman and an outfielder in his entire 19 year major league career, which started in 1969, which includes the first 14 with the Astros.

Bob Watson in his baseball carrier for six decades, was made a general manager of the Astros in 1993, making him the first African-American to hold the title of a general manager in major leagues.

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Watson who played for Braves in his last three seasons has a carrier of 295 hitter, 184 homers and 989 RBIs. Also, he banged out 1826 hits, before later working for major league Baseball as vice president handling discipline and rules on field operations.

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