Tim McGraw “Stands Up” For Dad During World Series
Written by Brayden McCoy on November 4, 2022
With the Major League Baseball World Series in its final stretch, it’s time to look at the impact the game has had on a country music superstar.
Tim McGraw is one of the biggest names in country music, which isn’t surprising because the 3 time Grammy award winner’s family is no stranger to the spotlight.
Tim McGraw’s father, Tug, was a left-handed pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies in 1980. That was the year that the Phillies beat the Kansas City Royals to win the World Series.
Fast forward to 2022 and the Phillies are back in it!
Back in 2004, Tug passed away from brain cancer. During game 3 of the world series, the Phillies paid tribute to McGraw’s father and all of the people who have lost the battle to cancer.
McGraw took to social media following the game stating: “We had such a great time at the #WorldSeries game last night! Having Faith and all our girls there, along with my brothers and our niece, was so special. We really missed having our sister Cari, niece Ceriah and our uncle Hank with us,” he wrote. “If you’re seen some of the pics…we had a few tearful moments remembering the Tugger! Huge thank you to @MLB and @Phillies for the hospitality!!!! Go Phillies!!!”
Tug Mcgraw’s ashes were spread at Citizen’s Bank Park following his death back in 2004. The World Series will wrap up this weekend as the Houston Astros currently lead the series 3-2.