mlb tv worker dies MLB TV worker dies after suffering a heart attack at Turner Field

Reuben Porras, an MLB TV worker, died on May 1 after suffering a heart attack in on off-field media room at Atlanta, Ga.’s Turner Field. He was 61.

The local cameraman collapsed before the Washington Nationals played against the Atlanta Braves. He was setting up for MLB Network, which is slated to broadcast the last game between the two teams on May 2, the Associated Press reports.

Lee Kuntz, Washington’s head athletic trainer, and his assistant John Hsu were able to stabilize and initially were able to revive Porras. He was brought to a hospital where he died from the heart attack. The team learned about the death after the May 1 game started.

Posted by:Terri Schwartz