Bob Welch, the American League’s Cy Young Award winner in 1990 as the last Major League Baseball pitcher to win more than 25 games in a season, has died of a heart attack, the Los Angeles Dodgers said. He was 57.
This week’s notable deaths included a son of David Rockefeller Sr., the world’s oldest billionaire; a black American actress whose work on stage and off involved fighting racial discrimination; and a Cy Young Award-winning Major League Baseball pitcher. Below are summaries of these and other obituaries from the past week.
Donald Sterling’s $2 billion payday from the sale of the Los Angeles Clippers is good and bad news for National Basketball Association owners, who won’t be permitted by players to ignore escalating franchise values in the next round of labor talks.