Julia Virzynski, 17, the eldest son of Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Virzynski, 48, passed away last weekend. On July 2, it was reported that the teenage daughter of a famous Major League Baseball manager died in a tube accident.
What was the cause of Julia Budzinski’s death?
Julia Budzinski, 17, the eldest son of Mark Budzinski, 48, first base coach for the Toronto Blue Jays. She died over the weekend by falling from a tube into the James River, Virginia. She was 17. The Blue Jays and Tampa Bay Rays lined up for a minute along the foul line to pay tribute to the youth ahead of their opening game on Sunday, July 3.
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What time did the incident occur?
The identity of the victim has not yet been released by authorities, but rumors suggest Julia, 17, died Saturday after falling from an inflatable tube in the James River. According to the Virginia Department of Wildlife Resources, the boat was moving around to rescue the young woman when she was hit by a propeller.
It is with a heavy heart to announce that the GAHS family is dealing with the loss of student Julia Budzinski’s life. Tonight we will gather together to celebrate the life of Julia Budzinski in the GAHS main parking lot next to Donuts from 7:30 to 8:30. @GAHS_official
— GAHS Principal D-Port (@principal_dport) July 3, 2022
What is the public reaction to the death of Julia Budzinski?
The organization’s general manager, Ross Atkins, said Sunday. “Budzinskis have been part of the Blue Jays family for the last four seasons. “Our company grieves with Bud and his family over this tragic loss. Because I’ve known Bud for over 25 years. I appreciate his dedication to making his role as husband and father a top priority. He has a special place in our hearts and is loved and respected by everyone in our clubhouse.
Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said. “Everyone in our clubhouse is thinking of Bud, his wife and their children.” “This tragedy reminds us of our values. My heart aches for her husband and father, Bird, and his family. They are in our hearts and in our prayers. Thank you for waiting. He continued. Keep in mind Bud and his family. Rays’ manager Kevin Cash said his group was “heartbreaking.”
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