Cincinnati Reds’ Mr. Perfect’ Tom Browning dead at 62

Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning has died, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. He was 62 years old. The Boone County Sheriff’s Office was called to Browning’s home Monday around 1:01 pm for a report of a man not breathing. Deputies found a man, identified as Browning, unresponsive on the couch inside the home. Deputies and EMS attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful. Browning was pronounced dead at 1:13 pm No foul play is suspected in connection with Browning’s death. The Boone County Coroner’s Office took possession of his remains and will release them to a funeral home of the family’s choosing, the sheriff’s office confirmed. Browning is the only Reds pitcher to pitch a perfect game. The former Cincinnati Red threw the MLB’s 12th perfect game back in 1988, blanking the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 at Riverfront Stadium. The Cincinnati Reds released a statement following Browning’s death. Read the full statement below.”The entire Red’s family is stunned and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Tom Browning. Affectionately referred to as “Mr. Perfect,” Tom was a true Red who after his playing days made the Cincinnati area his home and remained heavily involved with the organization. A fan favorite, the Reds Hall of Famer touched fans’ hearts at team events, Reds Hall of Fame festivities and Reds Community Fund activities. We join Reds Country in mourning the loss of our all-time greats, who created so many memories and magical moments for us all. Our deepest condolences to Tom’s family during this difficult time.” Fellow Red Barry Larkin paid tribute to Browning, sharing a tweet “RIP my friend Mr. Perfect Tom Browning. We shared some great times as well as the same birthdate 4/28. You will be missed.”

Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning has died, according to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. He was 62 years old.

The Boone County Sheriff’s Office was called to Browning’s home Monday around 1:01 pm for a report of a man not breathing.

Deputies found a man, identified as Browning, unresponsive on the couch inside the home.

Deputies and EMS attempted life-saving measures but were unsuccessful.

Browning was pronounced dead at 1:13 pm

No foul play is suspected in connection with Browning’s death.

The Boone County Coroner’s Office took possession of his remains and will release them to a funeral home of the family’s choosing, the sheriff’s office confirmed.

Browning is the only Reds pitcher to pitch a perfect game. The former Cincinnati Red threw the MLB’s 12th perfect game back in 1988, blanking the Los Angeles Dodgers 1-0 at Riverfront Stadium.

The Cincinnati Reds released a statement following Browning’s death. Read the full statement below.

“The entire Red’s family is stunned and deeply saddened to hear of the passing of Tom Browning. Affectionately referred to as “Mr. Perfect,” Tom was a true Red who after his playing days made the Cincinnati area his home and remained heavily involved with the organization. A fan favorite, the Reds Hall of Famer touched fans’ hearts at team events, Reds Hall of Fame festivities and Reds Community Fund activities. We join Reds Country in mourning the loss of our all-time greats, who created so many memories and magical moments for us all. Our deepest condolences to Tom’s family during this difficult time.”

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Fellow Red Barry Larkin paid tribute to Browning, sharing a tweet “RIP my friend Mr. Perfect Tom Browning. We shared some great times as well as the same birthdate 4/28. You will be missed.”

This content is imported from Twitter. You may be able to find the same content in another format, or you may be able to find more information at their web site.

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