Brad Lesley Dies: Former MLB Player Was 54

By Ryan Jeffries
Ryan Jeffries
Ryan Jeffries
April 29, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

Brad Lesley dies: Baseball player and actor perished over the weekend, his ex-wife told TMZ.

Lesley had been suffering from kidney problems and was living in a nursing home for the past seven months, recieving dialysis.

His death came from a kidney failure. 

Lesley played for the Cincinnati Reds and Milwaukee Brewers from 1982 through 1986, and played baseball in Japan from 1987 through 1989.

He later appeared in several television series and movies, including “Little Big League” in 1994. 

Lesley was born on Sept. 11, 1958, in Turlock, California.