Ex-MLB Pitcher Scott Erickson Biography Scott Erickson Wiki
Former MLB pitcher Scott Erickson was charged with reckless driving this week over his involvement in the deaths of two children.
— K Dubb (@TheReal_KDubb) January 30, 2021
According to the Los Angeles Daily News, Erickson allegedly drove against Rebecca Grossman in Los Angeles on September 29 when Grossman’s car hit two boys at a zebra crossing.
The 8-year-old and 11-year-old boys were siblings.
Grossman would have driven a quarter of a mile until his engine failed. She was charged with two gross negligence murders and manslaughter, and one death resulting in death.
Grossman, 57, faces up to 34 years in prison, while Erickson, 51, will face his charges on March 16.
Erickson played 15 seasons in Major League Baseball for the Minnesota Twins, Baltimore Orioles, New York Mets, Texas Rangers, Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees.
In 389 regular season appearances, including 364 starts, he went from 142 to 136 with an average of 4.59 and 1,252 forwards.
Erickson’s second MLB season in 1991 was the best of his career. He went 20-8 with a 3.18 ERA, finished second in the American League’s Cy Young poll and led the Twins to a World Series victory over the Atlanta Braves.