Former Reds pitcher, actor Brad Lesley dies at 54 - CBS 3 Springfield - WSHM

Former Reds pitcher, actor Brad Lesley dies at 54

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Former Cincinnati Reds pitcher and actor Brad Lesley has died. He was 54.

Lesley made his major league debut for the Reds in July of 1982. He also pitched for the Milwaukee Brewers and was nicknamed 'The Animal.'

Lesley appeared in several sports movies, including Mr. Baseball, Little Big League and Space Jam.

He reportedly died of kidney failure.

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