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Thursday, October 31, 2019

Alex Bregman’s grandfather dies ahead of World Series Game 7

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK)—Hours before the Astros take on the Nationals in a World Series winner-take-all match-up, third baseman Alex Bregman subtly announced the passing of his grandfather.

Bregman made the announcement on his Instagram page, in which he posted a family photo saying, “RIP Tonight is for you.”

 

QLE Posted: October 31, 2019 at 12:24 AM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. Jack Sommers Posted: October 31, 2019 at 11:30 AM (#5897379)
Sad day and night for Alex Bregman.

Life, and baseball, can be quite humbling
   2. Howie Menckel Posted: October 31, 2019 at 11:50 AM (#5897392)
another example of how punctuation - or lack thereof - can change the intended meaning of an announcement.

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