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Hancock's death hits hard

Pitcher had ties to Boston

By Gordon Edes
Globe Staff / April 30, 2007

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NEW YORK -- The Yankee Stadium crowd reacted audibly twice as legendary PA announcer Bob Sheppard explained the reason for the moment of silence before the Red Sox-Yankees game yesterday. First, when he announced that Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock had died in an automobile accident in St. Louis just hours before. And again when he mentioned Hancock's age, 29. (Full article: 1062 words)

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