Dutch’s Doctors Successfully Remove Both Tumors Phillies catcher and 2010 Wall of Fame inductee Darren Daulton is awake and talking to his family after successful surgery to remove both brain tumors, reports our Pat Gallen via Twitter.

Daulton is reportedly in good spirits after the seven hour surgery. Dutch was awake for the entirety of the procedure and will require three to four weeks of recovery. Daulton is expected to return home by July 4 and may need speech therapy and radiation, common treatments after this sort of operation.

Everyone at Phillies Nation sends our warmest thoughts to Dutch as he recovers – we encourage you to continue to send your well wishes to



  1. Lefty

    July 1, 2013 at 6:40 pm

    Wow, that’s a surprise, they got them both. I hope that’s good news, my prayers are with him.

  2. Rachel Richmond

    July 1, 2013 at 6:51 pm

    I am so happy to read that Dutch is doing so well

  3. Ryan H.

    July 1, 2013 at 6:59 pm

    I know from personal experience that there is a long long way for dutch to go before he’s out of the woods. but a good first step.

    • R.D.

      July 2, 2013 at 4:56 pm

      What Ryan H said…

  4. Georgina Long

    July 1, 2013 at 7:34 pm

    I’m glad to hear that both tumors are out,hears to a speedy recovery! take care of yourself.

  5. maureen nestor

    July 1, 2013 at 7:55 pm

    I had the same surgery. It is a hard road but with God’s help and your family’s love you will thrive. Need support or to talk…write me at my email address.

  6. Bart Shart

    July 1, 2013 at 11:34 pm

    Great news. Best wishes for Dutch. Speedy recovery. Many prayers.

  7. RatBastardNJ

    July 2, 2013 at 12:11 pm

    Great news indeed. My prayers are with Dutch for a speedy and successful recovery!

  8. Joyce Innes

    July 8, 2013 at 1:30 am

    Best wishes and prayers for a speedy recovery, had his pics all over my cube at work!

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