Dare Daulton, a slugging catcher who soent almost his entire career with the Philadelphia Phillies, died Sunday. He was 55.
Daulton was diagnosed with brain cancer in 2013, but ESPN reported he has been in remission since 2015.
Daulton had two tumors removed from his brains in 2013, but was diagnosed with a highly malignant form of cancer following the surgery. But after undergoing various treatments, including radiation, Daulton said, 2015, that he was cancer free.
Daulton won a World Series with the Phillies in 1997. He was a three-time All-Star who won the Silver Slugger Award in 1992, the same year he lead the National League in RBI. During that season, he had a 270/.385/.524 slash line with 27 home runs and 109 RBI.
In his 12 year career (1983-1997), Daulton hit 146 home runs, drive in 588 runs, and had a career batting average of .245.