It is with a heavy heart that we bid farewell to former South Carolina baseball player and renowned radio host Tommy Moody. His sudden death on Tuesday, October 17, 2023 left his family, friends, fans and colleagues in deep sorrow.
Who was Tommy Moody?
Tommy Moody was much more than just a name in the sports industry. He was an inspiration to many budding athletes, a voice that resonated on the radios of many Gamecock fans, and most of all, a man of tremendous talent and dedication.
Born and raised in Columbia, Tommy attended AC Flora High School, where his athletic prowess began to shine. He quickly made a mark by excelling in both baseball and football, paving the way for a promising career in sports.
Tommy Moody's Career
After high school, Tommy won a scholarship to the University of Southern California in the early 1970s. There he played as a second baseman under the guidance of coach Bobby Richardson and further honed his skills.
However, his relationship with sports did not end after university. After earning his degree in marketing, Tommy spent 28 years working at General Mills in Charleston and Columbia, South Carolina. But his love for baseball never waned. In 2000, he began lending his voice as a color commentator on the Carolina Gamecocks' radio play-by-play broadcasts. His insightful comments and deep understanding of the game have made him a fan favorite.
Tommy Moo is dead , Learn more about Cause of Death
Tommy Moody's cause of death has not yet been revealed. The family has chosen to keep this information private during this difficult time. While we respect their privacy, we join them in mourning the loss of this extraordinary individual.