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The San Francisco Giants announced the death of Cristin Coleman, the wife of former Cy Young winner Tim Lincecum, on Thursday. She died earlier this summer at 38 after battling cancer.
The organization shared a post on social media calling Coleman a “beloved” member of the Giants, where her husband spent the majority of his 10-year career, culminating in three World Series championships.
“The Giants were extremely saddened to learn of the passing of Tim Lincecum’s wife, Cristin Coleman. Our deepest condolences go out to Tim, Cristin’s family and everyone whose lives she touched as a friend. and teacher,” the statement read.
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“She was loved by the Giants family and her caring and sincere spirit touched those of us who were lucky enough to know her during the years she spent with us.”
According the daily newspaper of San Mateo, Coleman died at home surrounded by family on June 27 after a battle with cancer. She was a long-time educator and principal at Washington Elementary School in Burlingame, California.
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Shana Daum, senior vice president of communications and community relations for the Giants, says the San Francisco Chronicle that the team learned of Coleman’s passing — and his recent marriage to Lincecum — on Thursday.
“Tim is extremely private, and we honor and respect his privacy,” Daum told the outlet. “Our hearts are heavy upon hearing this news.”
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Four times All-Star, three-time World Series championand a two-time Cy Young winner, Lincecum was drafted 10th overall by the Giants in 2006. He signed with the Los Angeles Angels in 2016 on a one-year contract.