Gone Too Soon: Pirates Prospect Evan Chambers Dead At 24

An article by posted on December 3, 2013 0 Comments

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Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Evan Chambers passed away in his sleep this past weekend as noted in a statement by Pirates GM Neal Huntington.

The Pirates signed Chambers after selecting him in the 3rd round of the 2009 June Amateur draft from Hillsborough Community College (Tampa, FL.).

He played in 5 seasons within the Pirates farm system, but he missed most of 2013 with a broken foot.

Chambers was remembered around baseball, as well from some of the Mets minor leaguers that knew him, as a guy that always had a smile on his face.

Truly sad news in baseball and my prayers go out to the Chambers family, the Pirates organization and all of Evan’s friends through baseball and life.  May everyone find peace with this sudden loss and remember all the great memories they shared with him and his forever smiling face.

RIP Evan Chambers – Gone Too Soon.

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