Major League Pitcher, Brad Lesley, Dies

6:50 AM, Apr 30, 2013   |    comments
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Former Reds pitcher Brad "The Animal" Lesley has died, TMZ reports. 

Lesley was 54. According to TMZ, Lesley suffered from kidney problems and was living in in a nursing home for seven months.

Lesley's ex-wife, Chiho Svimonoff, told TMZ he was rushed to the hospital Saturday night and died.

Lesley was known for his outbursts on the mound. 

According to, Lesley was in several TV shows and films including Little Big League, Mr. Baseball and Takeshi's Castle.

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