Associated Press Published 7:55 PM EST Feb 21, 2019 FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Boston Globe baseball writer Nick Cafardo, who covered the Red Sox and the rest of the sport for more than three decades, died Thursday after collapsing outside the team’s spring training clubhouse. He was 62. The newspaper said Cafardo appeared to have an embolism. The team’s medical staff responded quickly but was unable to revive him. “The world is darker today without @nickcafardo. His fairness, love for the game and great heart made fans of us all,” baseball star-turned-broadcaster Alex Rodriguez wrote on Twitter . “We will miss you from field to booth, Nick.” The Red Sox said they were saddened by Cafardo’s death and would find the appropriate time to honor his legacy. “For over three decades, Nick was a fixture at Fenway Park and throughout ballparks across the country. His coverage was as consistent as the game itself,” the team said in a statement. “The Cafardo family will always be a part of the Boston baseball family.” Cafardo joined the Globe in 1989 from The (Quincy) Patriot Ledger, where he had been on the baseball beat. He continued to cover the Red Sox before… Read full this story
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