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Ex-MLB Pitcher Tommy Hanson Died From Cocaine, Alcohol Abuse

ATLANTA — A coroner says autopsy results show the death of former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tommy Hanson was caused by cocaine and alcohol use. Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk said Friday the combined effects of cocaine and alcohol ultimately caused the death of 29-year-old Hanson, who died Nov. 9. Hanson wasn’t breathing as rescue crews tried to help him...
Via NESN.com
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Former MLB pitcher Tommy Hanson died from cocaine, alcohol

ATLANTA  -- A coroner says autopsy results show the death of former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles pitcher Tommy Hanson was caused by cocaine and alcohol use.Coweta County coroner Richard Hawk said Friday the combined effects of cocaine and alcohol ultimately caused the death of 29-year-old Hanson, who died Nov. 9.Hanson wasn't breathing as rescue crews tried to help him at a friend...
Via Associated Press
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Hanson died of cocaine overdose

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson died of health complications caused by cocaine and alcohol use. Hanson, 29, died on Nov. 9 after he slipped into a coma and was hospitalized. Coweta County Coroner Richard Hawk said Hanson lost his life due to “delayed complications of cocaine and alcohol toxicity” and “illicit drug use,” according to WXIA in Atlanta. Hanson...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Tommy Hanson’s death ruled 'overdose'

Not long after word of Tommy Hanson’s death made it’s way to social media the whispers of drug use started making the rounds. Because that’s what happens when an athlete suddenly dies of “catastrophic organ failure” at 29-years-old. First, it was just speculation. Then, while the pitcher’s Major League Baseball brethren mourned his passing, came the claims that the...
Via Hall of Very Good
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Atlanta Braves Pitcher Tommy Hanson Dies At 29

Major League Baseball is mourning the death of former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson. Hanson, who suffered “catastrophic organ failure,” went into a coma and was transferred to an Atlanta hospital, per Zach Klein of WBS-TV. He died Monday at the hospital. Hanson amassed a career 49-35 record, a 3.80 ERA and 648 strikeouts at the major league level. He finished third in...
Via NESN.com
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tommy Hanson dead at 29

Tommy Hanson was reported to be in a coma earlier on Monday, and it appears he did not make it. WSB Atlanta’s Zach Klein reports that Hanson, 29, has died. Hanson reportedly suffered a catastrophic organ failure and was moved to Piedmont Hospital in Atlanta for examination. He was rushed to the hospital early Sunday...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Tommy Hanson in hospital in a coma

Former Atlanta Braves and Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tommy Hanson is in an Atlanta hospital in a coma, according to a report. WSB’s Zach Klein shared the unfortunate news Monday: Per multiple sources, former #Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson is in a coma at local Atl. hospital. Working to get more details — Zach Klein (@ZachKleinWSB) November 9, 2015 The Angels sent out a tweet...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

A Few Reasons Why Tommy Hanson is Well Worth the Risk

Chicago White Sox Baseball — The Chicago White Sox signing of Tommy Hanson to a minor league contract, is a move that is very much worth a shot. Should Hanson regain his magic, it would only cost Chicago $1 Million, not much for a young pitcher that was very highly regarded only a few years ago. Injuries to Blame Tommy Hanson was a stud when he came onto the baseball scene in 2009...
Via Sports Mockery
April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Rangers add Hanson in search for rotation depth

The Texas Rangers have signed right-hander Tommy Hanson to a one-year contract in their search for depth in a rotation dealing with injury concerns. Hanson's deal was announced Friday, two days before Texas pitchers report for spring training in Surprise, Ariz. The 27-year-old Hanson was 4-3 with a 5.42 ERA in a difficult season with the Los Angeles Angels that included a right...
Via Associated Press
February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Hanson Hooks on with Rangers

Once upon a time, Tommy Hanson‘s career seemed like it would be spun into legend. He was one of the best young pitchers in baseball, in one of the best organizations. Now, heading into his age-27 season, his story seems more like a particularly cruel choose-your-own-adventure story. Shoulder injuries will do that. On Monday, he […]
Via Fangraphs
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss
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