Tug McGraw Hospitalized

Tim McGraw’s father, former New York Mets and Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Tug McGraw, is undergoing tests in Clearwater, Fla., for an undisclosed illness. The 58-year-old baseball great, who was hospitalized Wednesday night (March 12), has served as a pitching instructor at the Phillies’ spring training for the past two years. Tim McGraw had planned to take batting practice with the Phillies Friday (March 14). His Tim McGraw and the Dancehall Doctors’ One Band Show tour is in Florida for three dates, including a Friday night stop in Tampa. 03/13/03