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Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Bob Forsch has died.  The "Post-Dispatch" reports the 61-year-old collapsed at his home near Tampa, Florida and died suddenly Thursday night.  According to his wife, Jan, Forsch suffered an aneurysm in his upper chest.  Forsch pitched 15 seasons with the Cardinals from 1974-88.  He threw a pair of no-hitters and ranks third on the club's all-time wins list with 163.  Forsch finished his career with the Houston Astros in 1989.  He spent the last few years as a minor league pitching coach in the Cincinnati Reds organization.  Forsch threw out the ceremonial first pitch before last Friday's Game Seven of the World Series.

 
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