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Umpire Wally Bell dead at 48

Updated: October 15, 2013, 2:43 AM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Major League Baseball umpire Wally Bell died of an apparent heart attack Monday, a week after working the National League playoff series between the Pittsburgh Pirates and St. Louis Cardinals. He was 48.

The commissioner's office said Bell died in his home state of Ohio.

Bell had not been feeling well over the weekend and had been scheduled to see doctors later Monday at the Cleveland Clinic.

Bell had quintuple bypass surgery on Feb. 18, 1999, that left ...

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