Statement on the passing of Sal Bando

January 21st, 2023

Bando Family Statement
It is with a heavy heart the Bando family is sad to announce the passing of their husband and father, Sal, on Friday, January 20, losing his battle with cancer that began over five years ago. Sandy, Sal's wife of 54 years, and sons, Sal Jr, Sonny, and Stef, send their love to family, friends, and fans who mourn the loss of a humble and faithful man.

Oakland A’s Statement
We are heartbroken to learn of the passing of Athletics Hall of Famer Sal Bando. “Captain Sal,” as he was affectionately known among the A’s faithful, was a four-time All-Star and led the Club to three consecutive World Series titles. Our deepest condolences are with his family, friends, and fans.