Braves announcer, Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton dies at 75

The baseball world is mourning the loss of Hall of Fame pitcher and announcer Don Sutton.

Daron Sutton said his father died in his sleep Monday night at the age of 75.

“Saddened to share that my dad passed away in his sleep last night. He worked as hard as anyone I’ve ever known and he treated those he encountered with great respect...and he took me to work a lot. For all these things, I am very grateful. Rest In Peace.”

Sutton pitched for the Dodgers, Astros, Brewers, Athletics and Angels during his career from 1966 until 1988. He won a total of 324 games, including 58 shutouts.

Following his retirement, Sutton became a Braves broadcaster and called games almost every year until 2018.

Sutton became a fixture in the legendary Braves broadcast crew with Skip Caray, Ernie Johnson Sr. and Pete Van Wieren.

Cooperstown welcomed Sutton to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998. The Braves inducted him as a broadcaster into their Hall of Fame in 2015.





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