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Ray Fosse leaves broadcast booth to battle cancer

Mar 30, 2018; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Athletics retired player Ray Fosse during a presentation to recognize the 50th anniversary team at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports

Ray Fosse has been a part of the Oakland A’s organization for decades. A part of their championship teams in 1973 and 1974, he returned to the organization in 1986 as a part of their broadcasting team. Since that time, Fosse has been a part of the family, spending those pleasant spring and summer evenings with us while calling the games.

But Fosse had been keeping a secret from everyone.