Phillies catcher Darren Daulton dies at 55

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - OBITUARIES -

Darren Daulton, the All-Star catcher who was the leader of the Philadel­phia Phillies’ NL cham­pi­onship team in 1993, has died. He was 55.

Daulton had bat­tled brain cancer since 2013. He had two tu­mors re­moved dur­ing brain surgery on July 1, 2013, but nine days later was di­ag­nosed with glioblas­toma, an ag­gres­sive form of brain cancer that also took the lives of his for­mer team­mate Tug Mc­Graw and for­mer coach John Vukovich.

Daulton played 14 1/2 of his 15 ma­jor league sea­sons with Philadel­phia and fin­ished with the 1997 World Se­ries cham­pion Florida Mar­lins.

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