Giants Series hero Rhodes dies at 82

Updated: June 18, 2009, 10:21 PM ET
Associated Press

LAS VEGAS -- Dusty Rhodes, who helped the Giants win their last World Series title in 1954, has died. He was 82.

Rhodes died Wednesday of cardiopulmonary arrest at Valley Hospital Medical Center in Las Vegas, the Clark County coroner's office said Thursday. He lived in Henderson.

Rhodes had heart trouble and was on the way to his doctor for a checkup, according to Frank Turco, a cousin of Rhodes' wife, Gloria.

"He didn't miss a beat in life. He had good times. He liked ...

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