Matt Keough died: a former Oakland Athletics pitcher and special assistant, Matt Keough has died at the age of 64. On 2 May, the Athletics revealed the news of the death of the player. The cause of the death of Keough has not been revealed yet.
Billy Beane, Oakland Athletic executive vice president of baseball operations, said that Matt had been a great baseball player and pride for the Oakland Athletics. He had an incredible passion for the game, and Beane had been fortunate to have him and his great knowledge with him during the years he had worked as a special assistant.
Matt Keough died: He had left an unforgettable mark on everyone he had touched in baseball. His sincere condolences went out to the entire Keough family that night.
An introduction of Matt Keough
Died: 1 May 2020
Date of Birth: 3 July 1955
Birthplace: Pomona, California, United States
Height: 1.9 m
Spouse: Jeana Keough (m. 1984–2007)
Parents: Marty Keough
Children: Kara Keough, Shane Keough, Colton Keough
In 215 games, Keough had a professional ERA of 4.17, 590 strikeouts and a 1.43 WHIP. He played with the Oakland Athletics for 7 years and r in his rookie year.
Keough spent seven years as an Athletics player, between 1977 and 1983.
In 1978, During his rookie season, he was titled an All-Star in the American League, and in 1980, Keough won the American League Player of the Year award.
He was famous for being part of the “Five Aces,” a stellar starting pitch rotation with the Athletics featuring Mike Norris, Steve McCatty, Brian Kingman, and Rick Langford.
After his retirement, Keough played the various role for the Athletics, as well as for the Los Angeles Angles and Tampa Bay Rays.
Shane Keough, Matt Keough’s son, posted a tribute to his father on his Instagram account.
What happened with Gina and Matt?
Gina and Matt had reunited, and they were ready to give another try until in June the alleged domestic violence incident. Matt allegedly choked, dragged, threw, hit, and threatened to kill Gina while their children were sleeping, as per court documents obtained by The Blast.