The life of an athlete has its ups and downs. There’s money, endorsements, awards, and championships. But then, there are injuries that can bring you down. However, most athletes don’t expect to lose their lives while playing. Yordano Ventura was coming off a 2015 World Series Championship and was killed in a car crash just two years later.
An athlete’s passing can change things drastically, especially in the locker room. Stars passing in their prime isn’t too common, but it really brings people and a city together. Each death is a true tragedy and everyone is doing their part to remember the ones we lost.
Len Bias Died Two Days After He Was Drafted By The Boston Celtics
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One of the most dominant college basketball players at the time, the former Maryland star was on his way to greatness. But, two days after being drafted, Bias died from a cocaine overdose.
It’s hard to imagine what the team would have looked like with Bias on the court with Larry Bird, Kevin McHale, and Robert Parrish.