BROOKSVILLE, Ky. (AP) – Former major league pitcher Herb Moford, who played for four teams, including the Boston Red Sox, in the 1950s and 1960s, has died.

He was 77.

Moford died Saturday at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati. The cause of death wasn’t revealed.

Moford also played for the St. Louis Cardinals, Detroit Tigers and New York Mets. He compiled a career record of 5-13 with a 5.03 ERA in 50 games over four seasons.

Moford, who was born in Brooksville, had his best season in 1958 with Detroit, going 4-9 with a 3.61 ERA in 25 games.

He pitched in four games with the Red Sox in 1959.

He’s survived by his wife of 51 years, Martha Beckett Moford, and one daughter.


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