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Sullivan, one-of-a-kind Red Sox, dies of stroke

Updated: February 13, 2003, 11:13 AM ET
Associated Press

FORT MYERS, Fla. -- Haywood Sullivan, the only person to serve as an owner, general manager and player for the Boston Red Sox, died at 72.

Sullivan died in Fort Myers on Wednesday after a stroke, team spokesman Kevin Shea said. Sullivan was a real estate developer in Fort Myers, where the Red Sox hold spring training.

Two days before the team opens spring training, Sullivan was brought to Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, the hospital said.

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