Originally written on Fox Sports Detroit  |  Last updated 5/3/12
TOLEDO, Ohio -- Although his team won Wednesday night and Doug Fister had a successful rehabilitation outing, it was still a bad day for Toledo Mud Hens manager Phil Nevin. Earlier in the day, Nevin learned that his good friend Junior Seau had reportedly committed suicide at the age of 43. Nevin, 41, got to know Seau when the two were both playing professionally in San Diego. Seau was a star linebacker for the Chargers and Nevin played for the Padres from 1999-2005. "We did a lot of charity events together and just became friends from doing stuff in San Diego," Nevin said. "We had dinner a couple weeks before I left for spring training. It was a typical night. We had a good time together." Nevin has a lot of good memories of the times he spent with Seau. "He was a great man," Nevin said. "I don't know what's going to be said about him, but you're going to hear all his friends come on there and say what kind of guy he was. He called everybody 'Buddy' and all that. It's just a sh...
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