Blogger, FSU Superfan Drew Hankin Dead at 37 | Bob's Blitz

Blogger, FSU Superfan Drew Hankin Dead at 37

37-year-old FSU superfan and Blitz buddy Drew Hankin was found dead in his apartment last night (That's Drew above with FSU's Jenn Sterger). Hankin, the leader and "Zookeeper" of the Animals of Section B, wrote Florida State baseball for and (Now part of Rivals).

"I'm shocked. We're shocked. This is a sad day for Florida State baseball and our beloved fans," said Chip Baker, Florida State's director of baseball operations. "Drew lived for Seminole baseball. The first FSU game that he watched was in 1986 and I know he lived every day for FSU baseball."

"He made Seminole baseball worldwide," Baker added. "The impact he made — it's incredible. We're all in a state of shock right now."

Hankin is survived by his mom, Michelle Hankin.

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**Update: Tallahassee Police Department spokesperson Susan Newhouse confirmed that natural causes led to Drew's passing.

**Last Update - reports that public memorial services for Hankin will be held Sunday at 1 pm in Section B of Howser Stadium with a tailgate to follow.

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