If you’ve tuned into an episode of SportsCenter or an ESPN baseball broadcast some time in the past two decades, odds are you’ve seen Pedro Gomez at work.
The longtime ESPN reporter died Sunday, the network announced in a statement. He was 58.
The cause of Gomez’s death is currently unknown, with ESPN only saying he “passed away unexpectedly.” A tweet had been posted from Gomez’s Twitter account as recently as Sunday morning, about eight hours before the announcement was made.
“Pedro was far more than a media personality. He was a Dad, loving husband, loyal friend, coach and mentor,” the Gomez family said in a statement. “He was our everything and his kids’ biggest believer. He died unexpectedly at home this