Atlanta Pitcher, Tommy Hanson dies of Organ Failure

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson has died due to catastrophic organ failure, according to multiple reports. The news comes as a huge shock to the baseball world. Though Hanson had not pitched in the majors since 2013, he was still an active player. Hanson spent the 2015 season in the San Francisco Giants minor-league system. He was pitching off a mound just a few weeks ago. Details surrounding Hanson's death are somewhat unclear at this time. It was first reported early Monday that Hanson was in a coma at a local Atlanta hospital. The Angels sent out a tweet shortly after the report broke sending their thoughts to Hanson, but did not provide any details about the situation.Facebooktwittergoogle_plus

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