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Oswego Boy Dies Playing Catch With A Baseball

Posted by wlpo on April 14, 2012

A 12-year-old boy from Oswego died after he was hit with a baseball.

The Cook County medical examiner’s office says Eric Lederman  died Thursday night. It was 24 hours after the sixth grader was hit while playing baseball. School officials say Eric was playing for a traveling team.

Association executive president John Thorson says a ball thrown during warm ups hit the boy in the neck. Thorson says it was “a tragic accident.”

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