Chase Utley Death – On Tuesday, June 27, the news that Chase Utley of Louisiana State University has passed away, the rumour going around on social media was that he died by wildfire. Some reports are also claiming on Facebook that Chase Utley, an American former professional baseball second baseman has died. At the time of this publication, the news claiming the passing of Utley, American former professional baseball are false as they are just rumors.
Although, the former baseball second baseman never went to Louisiana State University, their might be a clash of names. The family of Chase Utley, LSU has not confirmed the news of his passing therefore, no cause of death is known. The Louisiana State University did not also released any official statement confirming the news of any death. This news will be updated as soon as confirmed information becomes available.
About Chase Utley
Chase Cameron Utley, nicknamed “The Man” and “Silver Fox”, is an American former professional baseball second baseman who predominantly played for the Philadelphia Phillies for 16 seasons in Major League Baseball (MLB). Additionally, he played for the Los Angeles Dodgers. He is a six-time All-Star, won the 2008 World Series with the Phillies, and was selected to the Sports Illustrated All-Decade Team at second base. He batted with his left hand and pitched with his right.
Utley was born in Pasadena, California, and reared with his younger sister, Taylor Ann, in Long Beach, California. Utley was selected fifteenth overall in the first round of the 2000 amateur draft by the Philadelphia Phillies. The team’s recruiting director stated at the time that he was a combination of Jeff Kent and Adam Kennedy. He inked on July 29, 2000 for a signing bonus of $1,780,000.
In 2000, Utley played for the Batavia Muckdogs of the Class A-Short Season New York–Penn League, in 2001 he played for the Clearwater Phillies of the Class A-Advanced Florida State League, and in 2002 and 2003 he played for the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Red Barons of the Class AAA International League. He was chosen for the 2001 All-Star Futures Game and the 2003 International League postseason all-star team.
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