Biography - A Short Wiki
MLB relief pitcher and 5-time winner of the American League Relief Pitcher of the year award. He spent the bulk of his career with the Kansas City Royals, winning a World Series Championship with the team in 1985.
He was a decent pitcher until his manager told him to switch to the submarine style.
He was widely recognized for his submarine-style pitching delivery.
How did Dan Quisenberry die?
Dan Quisenberry's death was caused by Brain tumor.
Dan Quisenberry, age 45, died on September 30, 1998 after a valiant fight with brain cancer. Dan fought for nine months and he was known for saying, “I never ask ‘Why me. ‘ Why not me? ‘”.
|Cause of death||Brain tumor|
|Age of death||45 years|
|Birthday||February 7, 1953|
|Death date||September 30, 1998|
|Place of death||Leawood, Kansas, United States|
|Place of burial||N/A|
"I lull them into a false sense of security by watching me pitch... If overconfidence can cause the Roman Empire to fall, I ought to be able to get a ground ball."Dan Quisenberry
"The best thing about baseball is there's no homework."Dan Quisenberry
"Preschoolers have a way of grabbing your attention. Mine help me not to be a baseball player at home."Dan Quisenberry
"Coming into a game in the eighth or ninth inning is like parachuting behind enemy lines. And sometimes the chute doesn't open. You have to live with that. It's an occupational hazard."Dan Quisenberry
"I'm probably the only relief pitcher who has more saves than strikeouts."Dan Quisenberry