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Statement regarding the passing of Paul Splittorff
05/25/2011 8:26 AM ET

The Kansas City Royals are deeply saddened to announce the passing of Royals' Hall of Fame pitcher and broadcaster Paul Splittorff due to complications from melanoma. The all-time winningest pitcher in franchise history passed away this morning at the family home in Blue Springs, MO.

There are no details at this time regarding funeral arrangements.

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