April 20, 2010; 3:15 PM ET
Rockies team president Keli McGregor dead at 48
The Colorado Rockies will play tonight at Nationals Park following a tragedy at the highest level of their organization. Team President Keli S. McGregor, 48, was found dead this morning in his hotel room in Salt Lake City., McGregor had been traveling on a business trip with Rockies Chairman Charlie Monfort and Executive Vice President Greg Feasel.
No further details about McGregor’s death are currently available, according to an official statement from the club.
“Words cannot describe the level of shock and disbelief that we all are feeling this morning at the loss of Keli,” Monfort said in a release. “Our thoughts, our prayers are with [McGregor’s wife] Lori and the entire family as we all try to cope and understand how such a tragic loss could occur with such a wonderful man.”
McGregor, a former NFL tight end with the Broncos, Seahawkas and Colts, joined the Rockies in 1993 and has been with the team since its inception as an MLB expansion team. He became team president in 2001.
“On behalf of Major League Baseball, I am very saddened by the sudden and unexpected passing of Keli McGregor,” Commissioner Bud Selig said in a statement. “Keli was one of our game’s rising young stars. He was a great athlete and equally great as a baseball administrator. Also, he was a great human being. All of baseball will miss him.”
Keli McGregor was born on January 23rd, 1962 according to http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Keli_McGregor
January 23rd, 1962
1 + 23 +1+9+6+2 = 42 = his life lesson = what he was here to learn = Everybody loves Keli, and Keil loves everybody.
1 + 23 +2+0+1+0 = 27 = his personal year (from January 23rd, 2010 to January 22nd, 2011)
27 year + 3 (March) = 30 = his personal month (from March 23rd, 2010 to April 22nd, 2010) = Count your blessings (lest they flee). You have a lot to be thankful for.
30 month + 20 (20th of the month on Tuesday April 20th, 2010) = 50 = his personal day = Wonderful.