Country superstar Tim Mcgraw's baseball hero father, Tug Mcgraw, has died.

The 59-year-old former relief pitcher, who became an icon with both the NEW YORK METS and PHILADELPHIA PHILLIES, died of brain cancer at his son's home in Nashville, Tennessee yesterday (05JAN03).

Tug had been battling cancer since last March (03), when he underwent surgery.

06/01/2004 21:35