World Series Champion Chris Duncan Dies At 38 After Battle With Cancer

Former St. Louis Cardinals player Chris Duncan passed away Friday, the team announced. Duncan, 38, had been battling brain cancer in recent years and his death was announced today during the FOX Sports Midwest broadcast.

“Chris Duncan, a 2006 #STLCards World Series champion, has passed away at the age of 38. Our thoughts are with his friends and family,” the post read.

Duncan spent five years in the major leagues. With time played in the minor leagues, including with Memphis Redbirds during three seasons, his professional baseball career lasted 11 years and won a World Series championship with the St. Louis Cardinals.

He hit .257 with 55 home runs and 175 RBI, retired in 2010 and became a popular radio personality in the St. Louis area.

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