Drew Denson

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Drew Denson
First baseman
Born: (1965-11-16)November 16, 1965
Cincinnati, Ohio
Died: February 13, 2014(2014-02-13) (aged 48)
Cincinnati, Ohio
Batted: Switch Threw: Right
MLB debut
September 13, 1989, for the Atlanta Braves
Last MLB appearance
October 3, 1993, for the Chicago White Sox
MLB statistics
Batting average .244
Runs 1
Hits 10

Andrew Denson (November 16, 1965 - February 13, 2014) was a Major League Baseball first baseman. He played during two seasons at the major league level for the Atlanta Braves and Chicago White Sox. He was drafted by the Braves in the 1st round (19th pick) of the 1984 amateur draft. Denson played his first professional season with their Rookie League Gulf Coast Braves in 1984, and his last with the Baltimore Orioles' Triple-A affiliate, the Rochester Red Wings, in 1996.

Denson died on February 13, 2014 at the age of 48.[1] Cause of death was not listed. Denson had a rare blood disease called amyloidosis, a condition in which abnormal protein deposits cause organs and tissues to deteriorate.[citation needed]


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