Widmar Passes On

Monday, October 17 2005 @ 06:19 PM EDT

Contributed by: Mick Doherty

From toronto.bluejays.mlb.com

The Toronto Blue Jays regret to announce the passing of former coach and team executive Al Widmar. Albert Joseph Widmar died on Saturday in Tulsa, Oklahoma after a battle with colon cancer at the age of 80. Widmar first joined the Blue Jays organization on November 1, 1979 ... Read the full media release.