#BOOYAH: Ball Players Remember Stuart Scott
Baseball players quickly took to Twitter today to remember Stuart Scott, the man who made his living talking about the cool things they did on a baseball diamond. Some were sad, some were funny, and all were kind.
Let’s start with cancer survivor Anthony Rizzo of the Cubs:
Stuart Scott is Sports Center. He will be missed.
— Anthony Rizzo (@ARizzo44) January 4, 2015
I always like the respect Steve Levy shows for him when he says filling in for Stuart Scott on Monday night football. He will be missed
— Anthony Rizzo (@ARizzo44) January 4, 2015
— Marcus Stroman (@MStrooo6) January 4, 2015
My condolences to the Scott’s family. Not only did we lose a great anchor, but I also lost a colleague. We’re going to miss you brother.
— Pedro Martinez (@45PedroMartinez) January 4, 2015
The sports world lost another great one today. Stuart Scott, you were an inspiration to all of us. You’ll be greatly missed. #RIPStuartScott
— Mike Trout (@Trouty20) January 4, 2015
Thoughts and prayers go out to the Scott and ESPN families. @StuartScott you will always be as cool as the other side of the pillow my man.
— Jon Lester (@JLester31) January 4, 2015
— Carlos Santana MLB (@TheRealSlamtana) January 4, 2015
Today we lost a great man. Stuart Scott was a awesome anchor that I loved watching growing up and… http://t.co/F7QlH60c8H
— Derek Holland (@Dutch_Oven45) January 4, 2015
Deepest condolences to the family of Stuart Scott. He will be greatly missed. — Josh Hamilton (@thejoshhamilton) January 4, 2015
— Yasiel Puig (@YasielPuig) January 4, 2015
. @StuartScott shaped my idea of what a sports anchor is. Always innovative, ever evolving.My heartfelt condolences to everyone nearest him.
— Evan Longoria (@Evan3Longoria) January 4, 2015
RIP Stuart Scott. He was as cool as the other side of the pillow
— Michael Mariot (@MikeMariot) January 4, 2015
My thoughts and prayers go out to Stuart Scott’s family. #CoolAsTheOtherSideOfThePillow
— Rob Wooten (@RobWooten35) January 4, 2015
Sad day in the sports world. #RIPStuartScott prayers go out to his family
— Reid Brignac (@reidbrignac) January 4, 2015
— Brett Wallace (@brettwallace29) January 4, 2015
Stuart Scott was who I looked forward to seeing every time I turned on ESPN. His smooth, charismatic… http://t.co/guocLZQN8e
— George Kontos (@G_Kontos) January 4, 2015
world lost an inspirational person today.. .RIP stuart scott que descanses en paz hermano pic.twitter.com/0Me7s4jk1m
— David Ortiz (@davidortiz) January 4, 2015
So sad to see the news about Stuart Scott. Grew up watching him on SC every morning. Praying for his family and friends — Dan Jennings (@LtDanJennings) January 4, 2015
RIP Stuart Scott. 🙏 #BOOYAH
— Aaron Sanchez (@A_Sanch41) January 4, 2015
— Billy Butler (@BillyButlerOAK) January 4, 2015
— Gordon Beckham (@gordonbeckham) January 4, 2015
— Shane Victorino (@ShaneVictorino) January 4, 2015
— Dexter Fowler (@DexterFowler) January 4, 2015
— Torii Hunter (@toriihunter48) January 4, 2015
RIP Stuart Scott #coolastheothersideofthepillow
— Tyler Skaggs (@TylerSkaggs37) January 4, 2015
Always wanted to say BOOYAH!!!! To one of my homers
— L.J. Hoes (@MRLJHOES2U) January 4, 2015
Cool as the other side of the pillow RIP Stuart Scott
— Jon Jay 2J (@jonjayU) January 4, 2015
Watched Sports Center every night before bed since I can remember and it’s sad to hear about Stuart Scott. God bless him. RIP
— jp arencibia (@jparencibia9) January 4, 2015
As cool as the other side of the pillow. RIP Stuart Scott #BooYah
— Will Smith (@White_Willy31) January 4, 2015
His passion for sports and life has no equal! His inspiration knew no bounds! Thank you for everything, Stuart Scott!
— Chad Jenkins (@Jenknutz) January 4, 2015
Your great and unique way of calling sports will be forever remembered “playa” u have left a legacy… http://t.co/vzZKlUEW4U
— Carlos Gomez (@C_Gomez27) January 4, 2015
RIP Stuart Scott…you will be missed!! #kingoftheplaza
— David Price (@DAVIDprice14) January 4, 2015
So sad to hear about Stuart Scott. He was always my favorite anchor! The best at it! RIP
— Drew Smyly (@SmylyD) January 4, 2015
The loss of Stuart Scott is tough one for our generation.I always looked forward to his brilliant broadcasting #AndTheLordSaidYouGottaRiseUp
— Adam Eaton (@AdamSpankyEaton) January 4, 2015
— Nick Swisher (@NickSwisher) January 4, 2015
Prayers for the Scott Family. What an amazing man Stuart was to so many. Sports fans lost a lil bit out themselves. Stu was that impactful
— 10 (@SimplyAJ10) January 4, 2015
Prayers with the Scott family. Rest in God’s peace Stuart. Thank you for living life the way you did and inspiring so many.
— Chris Singleton (@c_singleton) January 4, 2015
Stunned.. Rest Easy Stuart Scott #Booyah
— Rob Whalen (@RobWhalen38) January 4, 2015
— Vernon Wells (@VernonWells10) January 4, 2015
R.I.P Stuart Scott… Sportscenter won’t be the same without you….
— Yonder Alonso (@YonderalonsoU) January 4, 2015
— Jedd Gyorko (@JGyorko05) January 4, 2015
R.I.P. Stuart Scott. You made #sportcenter awesome for me as a kid.
— Justin Ruggiano (@justinruggiano) January 4, 2015