Cristin Coleman, wife of ex-Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum, dies aged 38

The San Francisco Giants announced that Cristin Coleman, the wife of former pitcher Tim Lincecum, passed away earlier this summer after a battle with cancer.

Coleman was 38.

“The Giants were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Tim Lincecum’s wife, Cristin Coleman,” the team said. wrote on Twitter. “Our deepest condolences go out to Tim, Cristin’s family and all those whose lives she has touched as a friend and teacher.

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum has a photo taken by his guest during the San Francisco Giants World Series victory parade, Wednesday, October 31, 2012 in San Francisco.
Tim Lincecum and Cristin Coleman at the 2012 Giants World Series Victory Parade.
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“She was loved by the Giants family and her caring and genuine spirit touched those of us who were fortunate enough to know her during her and Timmy’s years with us.”

Coleman, the principal of Washington Elementary School in Burlingame, California, died “peacefully” on June 27, according to the San Mateo Daily Journal.

Her parents described her as a “bundle of love, joy, quick wit and creative energy” and “the light of our lives, a beautiful person who touched so many hearts” in a July obituary.

Tim Lincecum #55 of the San Francisco Giants throws against the Atlanta Braves in the top of the third inning at AT&T Park on May 30, 2015.
Tim Lincecum pitched for the Giants from 2007-2015 and won three World Series titles.
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Giants officials only recently learned that Coleman and Lincecum, the three-time World Series champion, were married, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.

Lincecum, 38, who has not formally retired despite not pitching in the majors since 2016, has not said anything publicly about Coleman’s death.


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