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updated: 11/25/2012 1:47 PM

Former White Sox pitcher Hal Trosky Jr. dies

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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa -- Hal Trosky Jr., who briefly played in the major leagues and was the son of the late Cleveland Indians great Hal Trosky Sr., has died. He was 76.

Teahen Funeral Home of Cedar Rapids says the younger Trosky died Friday at Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha following a short illness.

Trosky was born in Cleveland and played five seasons in the minors after being signed by the Chicago White Sox out of high school.

In 1958, he pitched two games for the White Sox. The Iowa Baseball Hall of Famer stopped playing after the 1961 season.

His father played first base for Cleveland from 1933 to 1941 and the White Sox in 1944 and 1946. He hit 216 homers with Cleveland -- the fifth-most in franchise history.

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