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updated: 12/22/2013 11:28 PM

Former White Sox catcher Herrmann dies

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Ed Herrmann, who played catcher for the White Sox from 1967-74, died Sunday following a four-year battle with prostate cancer. He was 67.

Herrmann also played for the Yankees, Angels, Astros and Expos during an 11-year career in the major leagues. He had a .240 batting average with 80 home runs and 320 RBI.

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Hermann's best season came in 1970, when he batted .283 with 19 home runs and 52 RBI in 96 games with the Sox.

"Letting him go was easier than watching him suffer," Herrmann's wife Barbara said in an email. "We do have peace knowing he won his spiritual battle. This CHRISTmas, he is dancing in heaven with his Lord and Savior. For this we are grateful."

-- Scot Gregor

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