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In memoriam: Herb Score

Former Indians great Herb Score, who faced tragedy in his career, has passed away.
Former broadcaster and Cleveland Indians great Herb Score passed away this morning at the age of 75. He had not been doing well in recent years, and in many ways his life was marked by disappointment and tragedy. He retired from the broadcast booth in 1997 after his beloved Indians lost the World Series to the Florida Marlins. He first broadcast Indians games in 1964, sticking with the team through all the terrible years at Municipal Stadium before being around for the renaissance at Jacobs Field (now Progressive Field). He first made his mark as a dominating lefty, making the majors in 1955 and going 20-9 in 1956. But an injury in 1957 detailed his career, and by 1962 he had retired.