WELLINGTON, New Zealand -- Kevin Herlihy, who pitched New Zealand to two world softball championships, died Wednesday. He was 58.
Softball New Zealand said that Mr. Herlihy died of a heart attack.
Mr. Herlihy competed in six world championships, beginning in 1966, and helped New Zealand win in 1976 and again in 1984 when he threw a perfect game.
While playing in the United States, Mr. Herlihy won two US men's club championships with the Saginaw Bolters, and was twice chosen as league pitcher of the year.