Former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi passes away

Jim Corsi
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According to WBZ-TV's Steve Burton, former Red Sox pitcher Jim Corsi has passed away. He was 60 years old.

Corsi revealed on WBZ-TV Sunday night that he had been battling Stage 4 liver cancer along with colon cancer.

Corsi pitched for the Red Sox from 1997-99, serving as one of the team's most reliable relievers during that time. He pitched in the major leagues for 10 seasons, winning a World Series with the A's in 1989.

After his playing career, the affable Newton native went on to participate in the Red Sox television broadcast on both NESN and UPN 38.

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