IndependentBaseball.net learned this evening of the tragic death of former independent pro baseball player, Kent Gerst. He was found dead in O’Fallon Missouri. He was 24 years old:
Kent played for the Windy City Thunderbolts, the Southern Illinois Miners, and the Gateway Grizzlies. All three teams play in the Frontier League:
IndependentBaseball.net offers our condolences to the family, friends, teammates, fans and others who knew Kent.
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