“There's only one Gater.
And he would respond, "and he's the badest beast in the whole damn pond."
“My God, what a clutch hitter!! How many times did you break this Minnesota Twins fan's heart with a game-winning pinch hit?!!! You were the best ever at your craft!!!! RIP
“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
“There's only one Gator........
“The "gator" was one of my favorites. I am sure liKe many 50+ year old's he inspired many of us who wanted to be Gates. RIP Gates and may your family find peace in this difficult time
“Our loving Creator never intended for us to die and have to endure such pain as we do when we lose a loved one. As the God and Father of tender mercies, He wants you to find comfort in Him through prayer.
“truly saddened to hear of the passing of one of the top pinch hitters in baseball. he was one of the reasons the Detroit Tigers won the 1968 world series. may your family be comforted by the love of our savior at your time of loss.
“Gates you are now with daddy, Uncle Pete,and Uncle Boogie. Together again. RIP and you will be missed. Thanks for all the childhood memories.
Gates Brown passed away. Obit is featured in Legacy.