Former Cincinnati Reds All-Star pitcher Jim O'Toole has died at age 78 after a lengthy battle with cancer.
O'Toole reportedly died on Saturday at his home. He spent Christmas with his family the previous day.
The left-hander O'Toole spent nine of his 10 major-league seasons with the Reds before finishing his career with the Chicago White Sox in 1967. He went 98-84 with a 3.57 ERA.
O'Toole was the National League's starting pitcher in the 1963 All-Star Game. He won a career-best 19 games in 1961.
Sad news today as we learn of the passing of Reds HOF pitcher Jim O’Toole. Jim will be greatly missed. pic.twitter.com/w0JhyDYVWQ— Cincinnati Reds (@Reds) December 26, 2015
O'Toole was inducted into the Reds' Hall of Fame in 1970.