Veteran Boston Globe Baseball Writer Nick Cafardo Passes Away at 62
Friday, February 22, 2019
According to the Globe, Cafardo reported to Red Sox Spring Training at JetBlue Park when he was “stricken by an embolism.”
Members of the Red Sox medical team were unable to revive him.
He leaves behind his wife and two children.
Cafardo joined the Boston Globe in 1989 after covering the Red Sox for the Patriot Ledger.
Over the next three decades, he covered four Red Sox World Series championships, Patriots Super Bowl titles and more.
He also authored the book, “The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots’ Super Bowl Season,” that was published in 2002.
Cafardo also wrote several other books including “If These Walls Could Talk,” with Jerry Remy, and “Inside Pitch: Playing and Broadcasting the Game I Love,” with Tom Glavine.
He could often be seen on NESN during Red Sox pre-game shows and also on WEEI.