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Former Red Sox Player, Manager Eddie Kasko Dies at Age 88

Former Boston Red Sox player, manager, scout and executive Eddie Kasko died on Wednesday, the team announced. He was 88.

In his Major League Baseball career, Kasko played for the St. Louis Cardinals (1957-58), Cincinnati Reds (1959-63), Houston Colt .45s (1964), Houston Astros (1965) and Red Sox (1966), hitting .264 with 22 homers, 261 RBI and 411 runs. He was a two-time All-Star and played shortstop, third base and second base.

After his playing career, he stuck in Boston, serving as the organization's Triple-A manager from 1967-69.