Tony Fernandez, who spent 12 seasons with the Toronto Blu Jays and was a member of Toronto’s World Series-winning team in 1993, has died at age 57.

Fernandez leads the Blue Jays in multiple categories, including all-time hits (1,583), singles (1,160), triples (72) and games played (1,450). More than an impressive offensive player, he was known for his defence as well, winning four straight Gold Glove Awards with the Blue Jays from 1986-89.

Fernandez was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., in 2008. Sportnet has more details here

Fans who were along for the ride during the ’92 and ’93 World Series wins will tell you ” watching our Jays win was the best feeling ever!”  Watching Tony Fernandez WS Game 4 highlights and the highlights from WS win reminds us just how great it felt…