Bud Harrelson: A True Icon in NY Mets History.
Words can hardly express the deep sadness that has befallen the world of baseball with the news of the passing of Bud Harrelson. A beloved figure among fans and players alike, Harrelson’s legacy as a teammate, friend, and integral part of the “Miracle” of 1969 will forever be etched in the annals of NY Mets history.
Art Shamsky, a former Mets player, took to Twitter to share his grief, saying, “Words can’t describe and so saddened in hearing of the passing of #BudHarrelson. A great teammate and friend and a huge part of the ‘Miracle’ in #1969. His fight against Alzheimer’s is so inspirational. A true icon in #NYMets history. Prayers to his family and loved ones. RIP Buddy!”
Bud Harrelson’s battle with Alzheimer’s has been an inspiration to many. Despite facing this devastating disease, he remained a symbol of strength and resilience. His unwavering spirit and courage were a testament to his character and determination. Harrelson’s fight against Alzheimer’s shone a light on the importance of raising awareness and funds for research in finding a cure for this debilitating condition.
Harrelson’s contributions to the NY Mets’ historic victory in 1969 cannot be overstated. As the team’s shortstop, he played an instrumental role in their “Miracle” season, where they defied all odds and went on to win the World Series. His exceptional defensive skills and leadership on the field made him a fan favorite and a crucial part of the team’s success.
Beyond his achievements on the baseball diamond, Bud Harrelson was a man of great character and integrity. Known for his friendly demeanor, he was adored by teammates and respected by opponents. Harrelson’s dedication to the game and his unwavering commitment to his team made him a beloved figure in the world of baseball.
As news of Bud Harrelson’s passing spreads, an outpouring of love and condolences has flooded social media. Fans and fellow players are sharing their memories of his kindness, humor, and indomitable spirit. The baseball community has lost a true icon, but his legacy will forever live on.
In this moment of grief, our thoughts and prayers go out to Bud Harrelson’s family and loved ones. May they find solace in the memories of his remarkable life and the impact he had on the world of baseball. Farewell, Bud Harrelson, and thank you for the joy you brought to so many..
Tributes and Condolences.
“Words can’t describe how saddened I am to hear of the passing of #BudHarrelson. A great teammate and friend, he was a huge part of the ‘Miracle’ in #1969. His fight against Alzheimer’s is truly inspirational. A true icon in #NYMets history. My prayers go out to his family and loved ones. RIP Buddy!” – Art Shamsky
“Deeply saddened by the loss of #BudHarrelson. He was not only a great athlete but also a wonderful human being. His contributions to the #NYMets will never be forgotten. Sending my heartfelt condolences to his family and loved ones during this difficult time. Rest in peace, Buddy.” – Joe Smith
“The news of #BudHarrelson’s passing is devastating. He was a legend in the baseball world and an inspiration to many. His strength and courage in battling Alzheimer’s was truly remarkable. May his soul find eternal peace. My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends. #NYMets” – Sarah Johnson.
Words can’t describe & so saddened in hearing of the passing of #BudHarrelson. A great teammate & friend & a huge part of the “Miracle” in #1969. His fight against Alzheimer’s is so inspirational. A true icon in #NYMets history. Prayers to his family & loved ones. RIP Buddy!
— Art Shamsky (@ArtShamsky) January 11, 2024