The wife of baseball legend Gil Hodges died succumbing to a protracted illness on Saturday night.
Joan Hodges was born in 1926 in Brooklyn, New York.
Hodges was the widow of Hall of Famer and World Series-winning manager of the New York Mets, Gil Hodges.
Joan and Gil Hodges had been married from 1948 until his death in 1972.
Gil Hodges spent most of his playing career with the Brooklyn and Los Angeles Dodgers where he hit 370 home runs.
Hodges died of a heart attack at age 47 in 1972.
They had four children who are Irene Hodges, Gil Jr. Hodges, Barbara Hodges, and Cynthia Hodges.
Did Joan Hodges Wife Of Gil Hodges Die Of Heart Attack?
Although it was reported that Joan Hodges died of a protracted illness, it is yet to be ascertained what the exact illness she suffered was.
Her husband, Gil Hodges however died of a heart attack on April 2, 1972, West Palm Beach, Florida, United States, at the age of 47.