Former Major League Baseball participant Lee Tinsley passed on to the great beyond on Thursday on the age of 53.
Tinsley died in Scottsdale, Ariz., and is survived via his 3 youngsters.
Right through his 5 seasons within the giant leagues, Tinsley, an outfielder, performed for the Seattle Mariners, Boston Purple Sox and Philadelphia Phillies.
The Mariners and Reds showed Tinsley’s passing, even though the reason for dying has now not been introduced.
The Mariners tweeted: “We’re saddened via the passing of former participant and primary base trainer Lee Tinsley, and prolong our condolences to his circle of relatives and family members.”
The Reds additionally tweeted their condolences: “The Reds mourn the lack of Lee Tinsley. ‘We’re unhappy to listen to of Lee’s passing,’ VP/GM Nick Krall mentioned of Tinsley, who used to be the Reds’ assistant hitting trainer for the 2014 and 2015 seasons. ‘Our ideas are along with his friends and family, outside and inside the sport.’”
After his MLB profession got here to an finish, Tinsley frolicked within the Minor Leagues with the Los Angeles Angels and Montreal Expos.
He additionally performed within the Mexican League and the Western Baseball League.
Tinsley served as a trainer inside the Arizona Diamondbacks, Chicago Cubs, Angels, Mariners and Reds’ organizations.
Tinsley used to be decided on eleventh general within the first spherical of the 1987 beginner draft via the Oakland Athletics.