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Former Reds pitcher Tom Browning dies at 62

Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning tips his hat to the crowd at Riverfront Stadium in Cincinnati, Ohio, Friday night, Sept. 16, 1988, after he threw a perfect game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Cincinnati won 1-0.

Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher Tom Browning, a World Series champion known for pitching a perfect game, has died. He was 62.

The Boone County Sheriff's Office said deputies responded to Browning's Union home Monday afternoon for a report of a man who was found not breathing on a couch. First responders attempted to resuscitate the man, later identified as Browning, but all efforts were unsuccessful. He was pronounced dead just after 1 p.m.

No foul play is suspected in Browning's death.

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