Alex Bregman's grandfather dies ahead of World Series Game 7

Posted at 7:02 PM, Oct 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-30 20:02:42-04

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK)  — Hours before the Astros take on the Nationals in a World Series winner-take-all match-up, third baseman Alex Bregman subtly announced the passing of his grandfather.

Bregman made the announcement on his Instagram page, in which he posted a family photo saying, "RIP Tonight is for you."

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He became the youngest player to ever hit three home runs in a single World Series. The history-making third homer happened during the first inning of Game 6 when Bregman broke the 1-1 tie, sending fans into a frenzy and giving the Astros a 2-1 lead.

Story courtesy of ABC13.