Ravens and Orioles superfan Mo Gaba dies at 14 after long battle with cancer


Baltimore Ravens and Orioles superfan Mo Gaba passed away on Tuesday after a long battle with cancer. He was 14.

Gaba has suffered from a malignant tumor since he was just nine months old, causing him to be blind for the majority of his life. 

However, Gaba didn't let his inability to see impact his sports fandom. In 2015, he began calling into Baltimore radio station 105.7 to share his sports opinions and quickly became a fan favorite.

Gaba had been connected to the Baltimore sports scene for years. In 2017, he threw out the first pitch for the Orioles as part of Kids' Opening Day. During the 2019 NFL Draft, he announced Baltimore's fourth-round selection of Ben Powers.

Earlier on Tuesday, Gaba had been elected to the Orioles' Hall of Fame, becoming just the second fan to earn that honor.

After hearing the news, the Ravens shared multiple tweets sending their condolences.

Shortly after, the Orioles sent out a video honoring Gaba, too.

Rest in peace, Mo. Baltimore will always remember you.

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