“The Cardinals are deeply saddened by the passing of Chris Duncan and lengthen our heartfelt sympathy to his spouse, Amy, the whole Duncan household, and his many mates,” Cardinals Chairman Invoice DeWitt Jr. stated in a press release.
Duncan, 38, was “an integral half” of the 2006 championship and an amazing teammate and pal to many within the group, DeWitt stated.
After his taking part in profession got here to an finish in 2010, he grew to become a outstanding native sports activities discuss radio host, CNN affiliate KMOV
“He’ll at all times be part of our household on the station and an enormous a part of our neighborhood. RIP Dunc we love you!” St Louis’ 101 ESPN Radio tweeted
In 2012, Duncan announced
his prognosis and underwent chemotherapy, the affiliate reported.
He stated in January he was leaving radio to deal with his well being.
Gamers ship their condolences
Gamers expressed unhappiness on-line.
Former Los Angeles Dodgers participant Jerry Hairston Jr. wrote he was “unhappy to listen to” of Duncan’s passing.
“Fought for such a very long time & does not need to undergo anymore,” he said
. “My ideas are w/ the whole Duncan household. This world is simply not truthful.”
The Memphis Redbirds additionally paid tribute to the former player.
Los Angeles Angels participant Albert Pujols — a Cardinals veteran — tweeted he and Duncan had “some nice instances as teammates.”
“He was a pricey pal and a powerful competitor on and off the sphere,” Pujols wrote.
“If anybody might have beat this most cancers, at all times believed Dunc would.”