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Sutter was recently diagnosed with cancer and in hospice surrounded by his family, one of Sutter’s three sons, Chad, told the Associated Press. The Baseball Hall of Fame said Bruce Sutter died in Cartersville, Ga. Bruce was 69, RIP Bruce!
Bruce Sutter, a Hall of Fame reliever and the 1979 National League Cy Young Award winner with the Chicago Cubs, died Thursday at 69.
ST. LOUIS -- Bruce Sutter, the Hall of Famer who revolutionized the closer position and the split-fingered fastball and clinched the St. Louis Cardinals' 1982 World Series title 40 years ago this week, passed away at the age of 69 near his home in Cartersville, Ga., on Thursday. Sutter, a