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Cardinals pitcher Josh Hancock, 29, was killed in a car accident early April 29 on Interstate 64 in St. Louis. According to the St. Louis Police Dept., Hancock's vehicle hit a tow truck at approximately 12:35 a.m. CT and he died at the scene. Hancock, who joined the club in 2006, had pitched three innings on Saturday vs. the Cubs.   More >
Career Highlights

Summary of Accomplishments:
• Member of 2006 World Series champion roster.
• Tossed 1 2/3 scoreless innings in Game 3
  of the 2006 NLDS against San Diego.
• In 2006, led all Cardinals relievers with 77 innings.
• Attended Auburn University and helped lead
  the Tigers to the 1997 College World Series.
• As a high school senior in Alabama, named
  Gatorade Player of the Year.

  Career totals (2002-2007)
W L ERA G IP BB SO
9 7 4.20 102 177.2 59 110
Complete career stats >

"The pain our organization feels today is unspeakable. Josh was a great competitor with a strong will to win. His fellow Cardinals will tell you that Josh was a consummate teammate with a terrific spirit that served him well on the mound and in the clubhouse."
-- Cards principal owner Bill DeWitt Jr.
Remembering Josh Hancock
Sights & Sounds
::: Quick Facts :::

Born: Cleveland, Miss.
MLB Debut: Sept. 10, 2002
Height/Weight: 6-3, 205 lbs
Position: Pitcher