10/15/2013 4:32 PM ET
Statement from MLBPA deputy executive director Tony Clark on the passing of Wally Bell
Major League Baseball Players Association deputy executive director Tony Clark issued the following statement regarding the passing of umpire Wally Bell:
"We are all shocked and saddened by Wally's passing. Throughout my playing career, I found Wally to be the consummate professional, whose passion and professionalism made him a master of his craft. On behalf of all players and the staff of the Players Association, I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Wally's family, friends and fellow World Umpires Association members."