This week we caught up with Barbara Herrmann (Ed’s wife). After we exchanged a couple of messages, she shared with us the work she is doing to continue the support for one of Ed’s favorite charities:
The Greatest Save (TGS) is a national safety program seeking to arm kids and teens with some prevention-focused tools needed to recognize and respond instinctively to dangerous situations they may face. The organization creates and provides free educational resources and events in ...
For those of you that had not heard the news… our friend Ed Herrmann passed away on Sunday morning. It is with a heavy heart we ask you to pray for his family as they prepare for his funeral on January 6th. As he did with everything he faced on and off the baseball diamond, Ed gave all he had to give during his long battle with cancer. He was a good man and he will be missed. Without a ...
As we begin this Thanksgiving holiday week, want to give thanks for and ask that you remember our friend Ed Herrmann.
Hoggy continues to fight cancer and his family continues to comfort and love him. Barbara, Ed’s wife, has done a remarkable job in keeping his friends and supporters up to date with his condition at the Praying for Ed “Hoggy” Herrmann Facebook page and Ed’s CaringBridge site. Although the updates are not always “good news” they do remind us all what a tough ...
Ten days ago we posted a special birthday story in honor of former White Sox teammate Ed “Hoggy” Herrmann. As many of you know, Ed has been battling cancer since 2009. This year, he spent his 67th birthday laying in an intensive care room and fighting off a nasty infection.
As of 5pm Thursday Sept 5, Ed is no longer connected to any ...
Ed Herrmann was a great teammate and a key contributor to that memorable 1972 White Sox team. He had a solid major league career posting double digits in HRs for five straight seasons, earning a spot on the 1974 AL All Star team, throwing out 42 base runners in a single season, and catching Larry Dierker’s 1976 no-hitter while playing for Houston Astros. Ed was one of the very best I ever played with at blocking the plate, a real ...