“We lost a great one today.”

A BIG HEART FULL OF LOVE

Former World Series pitcher Jim Corsi died of cancer on Tuesday at the age of 60, just days after talking about life, death and family in his last interview.

“I’m at peace,” he told WBZ-TV sports director Steve Burton. “I know I’m going to a better place. I feel sorry for everyone I’ll leave behind.”

‘Jim Corsi passed away from cancer peacefully overnight with his family by his side. Way to finish strong Jim. Rest in peace my friend. We love you.’ — Burton posted on social media.

Corsi won a World Series for the Oakland Athletics in 1989 with a 1.88 earned run average through 38⅓ innings. He was a relief pitcher for the Boston Red Sox for three seasons from 1997 to 1999, earning a 3.35 ERA over 147⅔ innings.

Over his 10-year career he also played for the Baltimore Orioles, Florida Marlins and the Houston Astros. He pitched in 368 games with 290 strikeouts and compiled a 22-24 record with an overall 3.25 ERA.

“We were saddened to hear of Jim’s passing after his courageous battle with cancer,” said Red Sox President & CEO Sam Kennedy. “Jim’s heart was so big and full of love that his legacy goes far beyond his playing career and World Series Championship. We lost a great one today.”

Jim with his daughters, Julianne and Jenna. He also leaves two sons, Mitch, and Joey.

Jim Corsi’s last interview


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The Dude abides

Jeff Bridges has cancer. We are following the progress of the Renaissance Man.

Jeff Bridges has cancer

The famous actor has lost his hair but not his courage and good spirits in his battle against lymphoma.

The star of so many great movies* including the cult classic ‘The Big Lebowski’ recently revealed his shaved head on his Instagram page and posted that he is “feeling good.” He included a picture of his new comfort puppy Monty.

Jeff Bridges has cancer

“I go in for a CAT scan to see if my new protocol is shrinking my tumor,” he posted. “Turns out it’s working beautifully. The thing has drastically shrunk.”

Family of actors

Jeff Bridges — the son of the late actor Lloyd Bridges and brother of actor Beau — is not going it alone. He has the support of his wife of 43 years, Susan, and three daughters, Isabelle, Jessica, and Haley.

SUPPORT SYSTEM

He also has his Buddhist faith and has learned transcendental meditation. When he’s working on a movie he meditates for half an hour before going on the set.

Now 71, the multi-talented Dude — acting, music, photography, art — was diagnosed with lymphoma in October and promised to keep folks posted on his website, in which he displays the extraordinary talents of a modern-day Renaissance Man.

ON HIS WEBSITE

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THE DUDE ABIDES*

*ABIDE: to endure without yielding, as in, abide the onslaught of an enemy.


*Jeff Bridges won Best Actor Oscar for the 2009 film ‘Crazy Heart,’ and Academy Award nominations for ‘The Last Picture Show’ (1971), ‘Thunderbolt and Lightfoot’ (1974), ‘Starman’ (1984), ‘The Contender’ (2000), ‘True Grit’ (2010), and ‘Hell or High Water’ (2016). He also starred in critically acclaimed roles in ‘The Fabulous Baker Boys’ (1989), ‘The Fisher King’ (1991), and commercially successful films ‘King Kong’ (1976), ‘Tron’ (1982), ‘Iron Man’ (2008), ‘Tron Legacy’ (2010) and ‘Bad Times at the El Royale’ (2018).

Jeff Bridges has cancer


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