Nick Cafardo Biography – Nick Cafardo Wiki
Nick Cafardo born Nicholas D. Cafardo, was an American Sports writer, columnist and beat reporter for The Boston Globe and The Patriot Ledger who covered the Boston Red Sox.
Cafardo joined the Globe in 1989 from The (Quincy) Patriot Ledger, where he had been on the baseball beat. He continued to cover the Red Sox before switching to the New England Patriots in time for the team’s first NFL championship, in 2001.
He returned to baseball and has covered the Red Sox and the major leagues for the past 15 years, writing a Sunday notes package and an “On Baseball” column that kept New England’s fervent baseball fans in touch with their team and the rest of the major leagues.
Nick Cafardo Books
Cafardo wrote a book on the beginning of the Patriots dynasty, “The Impossible Team: The Worst to First Patriots’ Super Bowl Season.” He also wrote “If These Walls Could Talk” with Red Sox second baseman and broadcaster Jerry Remy and “Inside Pitch: Playing and Broadcasting the Game I Love,” with Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Glavine.
Nick Cafardo Age
He was born on May 8, 1956 in Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. He died on February 21, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida at the age of 62.
Nick Cafardo Wife
He was married to his wife Leanne.
Nick Cafardo Children
He had two children, Ben and Emilee.
Nick Cafardo Death
Cafardo died on February 21, 2019 in Fort Myers, Florida after collapsing outside the JetBlue Park, the spring training home of the Red Sox. He was apparently stricken by an embolism at the park, and members of the Sox medical team were unable to revive him. He was aged 62. He is survived by his wife, Leeanne, and two children, Ben and Emilee.
On February 21, 2019, the Red Sox released the following statement regarding the death of Nick Cafardo: “We are saddened by the sudden loss of long-time baseball reporter, Nick Cafardo. For over three decades, Nick was a fixture at Fenway Park and throughout ballparks across the country. His coverage was as consistent as the game itself. His opinions on the Red Sox and the most pressing issues facing Major League Baseball were a constant, particularly through the prominent Sunday baseball notes column in the Boston Globe.
“The Cafardo family will always be a part of the Boston baseball family, and the Red Sox will honor Nick’s legacy at the appropriate time.”
Statement From The Red Sox Regarding The Passing Of Nick Cafardo: pic.twitter.com/wQ9oHA0xYq
— Boston Red Sox (@RedSox) February 21, 2019
Nick Cafardo Cause of Death
Cafardo collapsed of an apparent embolism and died in Gulf Coast Medical Center.
Nick Cafardo Net Worth
This information about his net worth is being updated.