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Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

Former pitcher Bob Welch dies at 57

Oakland A’s pitcher Bob Welch demonstrates a swing for teammate Dennis Eckersley, center, and pitching coach Dave Duncan during Thursday’s World Series workout in the Oakland coliseum. Athletics tangle with cross-bay rivals, the San Francisco Giant in first game on Saturday, Oct. 12, 1989. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Sal Veder

SEAL BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics say Cy Young-winning pitcher Bob Welch has died.

The team says in a statement the two-time All-Star died in Seal Beach, California, on Monday night. He was 57. The team says a cause of death was unavailable.

Welch also pitched for the Los Angeles Dodgers.
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