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Steve Garvey underwent surgery

Updated: February 22, 2013, 7:05 PM ET
By Mark Saxon | ESPNLosAngeles.com

Steve Garvey underwent surgery for prostate cancer in October, the former National League MVP said Friday.

"This past fall, I was thrown a nasty curve and battled prostate cancer," Garvey said in a statement. "I decided on a radical prostectomy operation at UCLA and, through God's grace, it went well. I will continue to monitor my progress, but will now dedicate a significant amount of time and resources to prostate awareness."

Garvey, 64, also announced he will auction ...

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