On This Date 5/13/1965
Dick Wantz dies at the age of 25, a month after making his debut with the California Angels. In his one inning of work, Wantz allowed two runs in one inning against the Cleveland Indians. A week later, Dick Wantz experienced severe headaches, and it was discovered that he had a malignant brain tumor. Returning to California, Wentz underwent surgery, but would not recover.