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Animals were harmed in making this list

In honor of the death of Ozzy the osprey, we present the 10 worst cases of sports and animal cruelty.

Updated: May 1, 2003, 12:20 PM ET
By Jeff Merron | Page 2 staff

Ozzy the osprey lived a simple life, enjoying a view of Jackie Robinson Ballpark in Daytona Beach, Fla., from his perch atop a 40-foot lightpole. He liked baseball, nesting with his mate and playing with his brood of young chicks.

Sadly, Ozzy passed away on Monday, a week after Jae Kuk Ryu, a 19-year-old pitcher for the Class A Daytona Cubs, hit Ozzy with a baseball in an attempt to knock him off his home.

Also, we're sad to report this is not the first time something like this has ...

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