View Full Version : Paul Splittorff battling cancer

05-17-2011, 12:34 PM

Overall yesterday is a day Kansas City wants to forget

05-17-2011, 11:02 PM
That's rough. This guy was very tough on the Sox during the year or two where they fought with KC for the West. Hope he gets well.

05-18-2011, 12:23 AM
This is sad news.

I got a hit off of Paul Splittorff the only time I faced him in a fantasy camp in the 1990s. He still had wicked movement, and I got lucky. He was a fun guy, a really nice guy, who was a better pitcher than most people remember.

Get well soon.

white sox bill
05-18-2011, 06:18 AM
IIRC he gave us fits back in the day. A very good pitcher. Hoping and praying he wins this battle.

05-18-2011, 07:24 AM
I think he went to Arlington High School in Arlington Heights.

05-25-2011, 08:47 AM
He passed away today.

05-25-2011, 07:36 PM
This is a shame. The Royals have had quite a difficult history in regards to this. Quisenberry died way too young. Dick Howser too.

05-25-2011, 08:58 PM
A big reason the Royals were so successful in the 70s and 80s. Good lefty. My best wishes to his family and friends.

05-25-2011, 10:14 PM
RIP Splitt...loved this guy when I was little. I liked the sound of his name I think.

05-26-2011, 02:16 PM
Yesterday was a really lousy day for baseball.

05-26-2011, 02:17 PM