Daniel Webb died Saturday in an ATV crash. He made 94 appearances for the White Sox between 2013-2016.
Daniel Webb, a former reliever for the Chicago White Sox, died in an ATV crash Saturday. The 28-year-old missed the 2017 season recovering from Tommy John surgery. He made 94 appearances between 2013-2016.
"“Daniel left many friends within the Chicago White Sox organization, and we are all shocked and stunned by the news of last night’s terrible accident. He was a terrific young man with a full life ahead of him. All thoughts and prayers go to his family and friends as they deal with today’s tragic news.”-White Sox Statement on Passing of Daniel Webb"
Webb’s best season came in 2014 when he made 57 appearances. In just over 67 innings pitched he was 6-5 with a 3.99 ERA.
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According to WKRN Webb was killed when his ATV hit something in the woods. The ATV rolled over and broke his neck. The accident happened in Northwest Tennessee. His wife and two others were injured.
He spent his entire career with the White Sox and was 7-5 with a 4.50 ERA. The organization released him in November 2016.
Our thoughts here at Southside Showdown go out to his family and friends. He was a talented guy who no doubt was looking to make his way back into the majors.
He did show some promise in his career and there was a possibility he could make it back from Tommy John surgery.