Olympic gold medalist collapses while coaching son’s Little League team

MLB fans are mourning the loss of Sean Burroughs, a Little league World Series champion turned Olympic gold medalist and first-round draft pick.

Burroughs was just 43 years old.

According to ESPN, Burroughs was coaching his son’s Little League team when he collapsed. No other details have been made public.

In a statement shared by Long Beach Little League on Instagram, it read, “It is with a heavy heart that I am writing this message to inform you that yesterday afternoon one of our coaches, Sean Burroughs, tragically passed away.”

As the statement continued, they called Burroughs “was a legend in LBLL and the baseball community for winning back-to-back Little League World Series Championships for LBLL in 1992 and 1993. While he left LB to play for several clubs in the MLB, he returned to his home fields at Stearns Champion Park to coach his son.”

“We will have his family in our thoughts and prayers during this time and try to end the season playing the kind of baseball Coach Sean would be proud of.”

This is a developing report.