Baseball Union Boss Michael Weiner Dies at 51

Published:2:36 pm EDT, November 22, 2013| Updated:3:26 pm EDT, January 16, 2014|
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The head of the MLB's player's union Michael Weiner has died at the age of 51, reports ESPN.

Here's what you need to know:


1. Weiner announced to The Daily News that he was undergoing chemotherapy for a malignant brain tumor in November 2012.


2. His health had taken a severe decline throughout the summer months of 2012.


3. He died at his home in the Mansfield Township in New Jersey.


4. There has been an outpouring of emotion on Twitter:


5. Former All-Star Tony Clark is expected to be confirmed as the new head of the player's union during the group's conference in December.

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