Young south­paw dies at the age of 28

The Covington News - - SPORTS -

TAMPA, Fla.— Joe Kennedy, a jour­ney­man left-han­der who pitched for three ma­jor league teams last sea­son, died at his in-laws’ home. He was 28.

Af­ter go­ing to bed early, Kennedy woke up at about 1:15 a.m. Fri­day and col­lapsed as he was leav­ing a bed­room at the home of his wife’s par­ents, Hills­bor­ough County sher­iff’s spokes­woman Deb­bie Carter said. Hills­bor­ough County Fire Res­cue took Kennedy to Bran­don Hospi­tal, where he was pro­nounced dead, she said. God­frey didn’t have par­tic­u­lars on the cause of death.

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