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MLB players take to social media to mourn loss of Stuart Scott

Players take to Twitter to mourn loss of Stuart Scott

When ESPN anchor Stuart Scott died Sunday morning after a long battle with cancer, sports fans everywhere took to social media to mourn one of sports' unique, indelible personalities.

The ranks of MLB were right there to offer their condolences for the Scott family, tribute the legendary anchor and celebrate what he meant to sports. Because they're not just MLB players -- they're sports fans, too. And there aren't any sports fans out there who didn't know Scott.

There were those mourning this great loss to the sports world at large:

And those remembering just how large Scott loomed in their memories as young sports fans growing up:

 And others putting it simply: