Longtime San Francisco Giants third baseman Jim Ray Hart has died. He was 74.
The Giants announced Hart's death Friday, saying he passed away Thursday in Acampo, Calif., following a long illness.
Hart played 11 seasons for the Giants from 1963-73. He also spent parts of two seasons with the New York Yankees before retiring in 1974.
A 1966 All-Star, Hart was a career .278 hitter with 170 home runs and 578 RBIs in 1,125 games.
Giants Chief Executive Larry Baer said: "Everyone in the Giants organization is deeply saddened by the news of Jim's passing. Our condolences go out to the Hart family...