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Beck family starts support workshops

Updated: June 23, 2010, 11:38 AM ET
By Amy K. Nelson | ESPN.com

It has been three years since former All-Star reliever Rod Beck died. To mark the anniversary, his wife is launching a program to help the children of addicts.

Beck, who had 286 saves over 13 seasons spent between the San Francisco Giants, Chicago Cubs, Boston Red Sox and San Diego Padres, died on June 23, 2007 from a cocaine overdose. Beck had struggled with addiction for years, his family detailed with ESPN.com shortly after his death.

Among those Beck left behind were his wife ...

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