We are saddened to report the unfortunate passing of the former Negro Leaguer, Ernie Nimmons. According to reports, the player took his last breath on November 18, 2022. He was 92-year-old at the time of his demise. Following the announcement of the news, netizens have started flooding the internet with tributary posts and condolence messages. Everyone is coming forward and paying him sincere tributes and respects. Besides, people also seem to search for his cause of death and how did he die. Here, in this article, check what happened to him and other details related to his personal and professional life.
Basketball Player Ernie Nimmons Dies
As mentioned, Ernie Nimmons took his last breath on November 18 this year and left his loved ones in profound grief. Although the family has not shared anything related to his death cause. It is assumed that he would have died because of his age. Yes, the player had turned 92 and it can be said that he must be suffering from age-related health problems that eventually became his cause of death. Even though Ernie had lived his life to a certain age, people who were close to him and his family are saddened to know about his passing.
A post was shared on Facebook regarding Ernie Nimmons’ passing. It was written that he was a former member of the Negro Leagues, who passed away at the age of 92. Tributes and RIP messages have poured in for the baseball player. Talking about him, he was a Sandusky native.
Who Was Ernie Nimmons?
The man played professional baseball with the Indianapolis Clowns, Kansas City Monarchs, and Philadelphia Stars. Throughout his career, he achieved milestones and left a mark in the hearts of the fans too. Apart from being a baseball player, Ernie was also an outfielder and first baseman. Nimmons was a lifelong resident of Sandusky.
Earlier, he was a pitcher with the Philadelphia Stars. In 1952, he shared a room with Hank Aron when Nimmons was a member of the group known as the Clowns. Besides, he was also a member of the band Clowns. For those unversed, the group included both Aaron and Nimmons. After his employment contract expired, Ernie joined the United States military forces. Well, it is no doubt to say that the baseball player has won many hearts through his skills and abilities and that his sudden death has affected many people.
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