San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey Dies at 80: 'Our Collective Hearts are Broken'

Willie McCovey, a former first baseman for the San Francisco Giants, died on Wednesday, the team confirms. He was 80.

Willie, a baseball Hall of Famer, was struggling with “ongoing health issues” at the time of his death. He was surrounded by family and friends and listening to his favorite sports channel when he passed away peacefully, his daughter Allison McCovey said.

Following the sports legend’s death, Giants President & Chief Executive Officer Laurence M. Baer released a...

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