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Pitcher Bob Forsch dies at 61

Updated: November 4, 2011, 7:56 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

ST. LOUIS -- Bob Forsch, the only pitcher in St. Louis Cardinals history to throw two no-hitters, has died. He was 61.

Team spokesman Brian Bartow said Forsch, the third-winningest pitcher in franchise history, died Thursday at his home near Tampa, Fla.

His wife, Jan, told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Forsch suffered an aneurysm in his upper chest.

The death came less than a week after Forsch threw out the first pitch at Game 7 of the World Series, a few hours before ...

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