Greg Halman's Tragic Death
Halman spent nearly 1/3 of his life with M's
Halman spent nearly 1/3 of his life with M's
SeattleClubhouse Publisher
Posted Nov 21, 2011

The shocking story out of the Netherlands is a bitter end to a bright baseball career and beautiful life of a young man.

As I first read on Facebook in the middle of the night, and as is now all over the internet, Mariners' outfielder Greg Halman--a multi-talented 2004 international free agent signing out of the Netherlands who had spent parts of the last two seasons in the major leagues with Seattle--had his life taken today. There really isn't much to add to the stories that are out there already, so instead here is a copy of the Mariners' official release on the matter and a link to the story on

Mariners' Official Press Realease:
SEATTLE, Wash. -- The Seattle Mariners Baseball Club issued the following statement today on the sudden and tragic death of outfielder Greg Halman:

“The Mariners family is deeply saddened by the tragic death of Greg Halman,” said Mariners Chairman Howard Lincoln, President Chuck Armstrong and General Manager Jack Zduriencik on behalf of entire Mariners organization. “Greg was a part of our organization since he was 16 and we saw him grow into a passionate young man and talented baseball player. He had an infectious smile that would greet you in the clubhouse, and he was a tremendous teammate. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Greg’s family.”

Minor League Baseball story by Danny Wild:
Mariners' Halman stabbed to death

SeattleClubhouse sends thoughts and prayers to Greg's family as well as his extended baseball family and the entire Seattle Mariners' organization who all suffered a loss with this news.

Rest in Peace, Greg.

Related Stories
SeattleClubhouse Top-50 Prospects: 30-26
 -by  Oct 6, 2011
ScoutTV: Mariners Offseason Snapshot
 -by  Nov 17, 2011
Mariners 2012 Minor League Coaches
 -by  Dec 2, 2011

> Members-only Forums
> Insider Information
> MiLB &
   MLB Draft News
> Expert Chats

Sign Up Today!

Free Email Newsletter
Don't miss any news or features from Subscribe to our newsletter to have our newest articles emailed to you on a daily or weekly basis.
Click here for a list of all Team Newsletters.

Add Players to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite players. Click name to add to My HotList.
OF Greg Halman (profile)
OF Greg Halman (profile)
[View My HotList]
Add Topics to My HotList
Get free email alerts with news about your favorite topics. Click link to add to My HotList.
Baseball > Seattle
[View My HotList]