Danny Clyburn was murdered in South Carolina Tuesday night. He was shot and killed by Derrick Lamont McIlwain, who turned himself into authorities.
Clyburn was only 37 years old at the time of his death. He is the former 2nd round pick of the Pittsburgh Pirates in 1992 and played parts of 3 seasons with the Baltimore Orioles and Tampa Bay Devil Rays (1997-1999). The outfielder hit .211/.629 in 41 games in his career. He was also a member of the Cincinnati Reds organization after the Pirates traded him, and he played for Newark in the Independent League as well up until 2004.