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Oscar Taveras Has Been Laid To Rest

The words aren’t coming any easier. It’s been 3 days since the news of Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo’s deaths broke. In some ways the initial shock has worn thinner. But in it’s absence, bewilderment. TMZ is reporting that Taveras wasn’t intoxicated during the fatal car crash. He was just a young kid on a slick road driving a new car (probably) too fast...
Via Cardinals Diaspora
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTOS: Emotional tweets tell story of Oscar Taveras funeral

Major League Baseball, it’s fans, and even fellow players are struggling to deal with the sudden death of St. Louis Cardinals rookie Oscar Taveras on Sunday.  Widely acclaimed as one of the top 5 prospects in baseball, there is no doubt of his baseball talent.  But there seemed to be a lot more surrounding the youngster from the Dominican Republic, as friends, colleagues, and...
Via Reading Between The Seams
2 days ago  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Yordano Ventura dedicates start to Oscar Taveras

Oscar Taveras was a top prospect and likely had a long career ahead of him before it was cut short by a car accident in the Dominican Republic that killed him and his girlfriend Sunday. The death of the 22-year-old St. Louis Cardinals right fielder sent shock waves through Major League Baseball, and players all around the league took to social media to express their sorrow and offer...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began to circulate social media after his death

The baseball world is mourning the tragic passing of St. Louis Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveres and it appears thanks to a ghoulish practice by some reporters, a photo of his corpse, taken at the morgue, has begun to circulate social media, according to a report from Jorge L. Ortiz of USA Today Sports. Taveres, 22,...Read More The post Graphic photo of Oscar Taveras’ body began...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Oscar Taveras

Oscar Taveras, 22, died in a car accident yesterday while driving in his native Dominican Republic. His season as a member of the St. Louis Cardinals ended just over a week ago, and he just wanted to go home. Life did not allow him to do that, and claimed his 18-year-old girlfriend, Edilia Arvelo, as well. They were just kids. I do not often speak of death in sports, and you will...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

In Memory of Oscar Taveras: A Personal Account from Scott Schook

The St. Louis Cardinals are no strangers to tragedy. Darryl Kile passed away in his sleep in 2002. Josh Hancock lost his life in a car accident in the early months of the 2007 season. Sunday, October 26th, the Cardinals confirmed one of their brightest young stars passed due to a car accident in the Dominican Republic. Oscar Taveras, who homered for his first and last hits as a...
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Oscar Taveras’ Death Sends Shock Waves Through Cardinals, Rest Of MLB

Major League Baseball lost a potential superstar. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras and his girlfriend died in a car accident Sunday in the Dominican Republic, the team confirmed via a press release issued during Game 5 of the World Series. The tragic news sent shock waves throughout the Cardinals organization and the rest of Major League Baseball. Players, media members...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Photos Of Oscar Taveras’ Wrecked Chevy Camaro Surface

Photos of Oscar Taveras' wrecked Chevy Camaro car have surfaced.
Via Gamedayr
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Remembering Oscar Taveras: A personal account from David Lemon

A potential baseball prodigy has been taken from the world today in St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras. In order to truly mourn the loss of such an amazing ball player, I’d like to remember him with the greatest story he ever told in a Cardinals uniform. The morning of Saturday, May 31, 2014 was just like any other morning until I realized my favorite swing in baseball...
Via Cardinals Farm
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Cardinals prospect Oscar Taveras killed in car accident

On a night that was supposed to be highlighted by Game 5 of the World Series, the baseball world was delivered some shockingly terrible news. St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras was killed in a car crash along with his girlfriend Sunday while driving to his hometown of Puerto Plata in the Dominican Republic. Taveras’ agent confirmed the news to reporters Sunday night...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

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