If you’re into sports, especially baseball then you would know this prominent baseball player, Jay Johnstone. Did you know his full name is John William Johnstone Jr. He was born on 20th November, 1945, in Manchester, Connecticut. He married his wife Mary Jayne Johnstone on 25th November, 1967. He had one daughter whose name is Mary Jayne Sarah Johnstone.
After his baseball career he became a television sports announcer. His MLB (Major League Baseball) debuted was on 30th July, 1966 for California Angels. In the year, 1985, he played his last MLB for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He has played in teams like California Angeles, Chicago White Sox, Oakland Athletics, Philadelphia Phillies, New York Yankees, San Diego Padras, Los Angeles Dodgers and Chicago Cubs.
How did Jay Johnstone die?
Unfortunately on 26th September, 2020, Jay Johnstone left this world. We give our condolence to the family. Many people including his fans are shocked after hearing this news. He was only 73 years old. He was too young to die. Jay Johnstone was loved by so many around the world. Young baseball players look up to him for inspiration. The cause of his death is said to be covid-19. Due to covid-19 there have been so many deaths in this year. Many children and old people have been affected due to this virus. India and US is the most affected country due to this virus. The old people are more prone to this virus. Until the vaccine comes out, there is no cure for this virus. Hopefully we get the vaccine by the start of the next year. Schools and Colleges are still shut as it’s not safe to put the student’s life at risk. The cases have just been rising. The total death globally due to corona virus has reached 1 million. It is said that Jay Johnstone also was suffering from dementia.