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Wednesday, January 05, 2022

Jim Corsi, former Red Sox pitcher, dead at 60

Former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi died early Tuesday at the age of 60 after a battle with cancer.

“Former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi passed away from cancer peacefully overnight with his family by his side. Way to finish strong Jim. Rest in peace my friend. We love you,” WBZ TV reporter Steve Burton tweeted on Tuesday morning.

Corsi’s passing came soon after he gave an emotional interview with the station in which he discussed his terminal cancer diagnosis.

“I’m at peace,” he told WBZ. “I know if I die, I’m going to a better place. That’s the No. 1 thing. I feel sorry for everybody that I’ll leave behind.”

Corsi, who was drafted by the Yankees, played for five different organizations, spending the most time with the A’s and Red Sox, before ending his career in 1999. He had a career 3.25 ERA and a 22-24 record as a relief pitcher.

RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: January 05, 2022 at 01:09 PM | 9 comment(s)
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