Norm Cash, 51, Is Found Dead
CHARLEVOIX, Mich., Oct. 12 (AP)
Norm Cash, a first baseman for the Detroit Tigers for 15 years and the American League batting champion in 1961, apparently drownsed today while boating on northern Lake Michigan, authorities said.
The body of Cash, of Bloomfield Hills, Mich., was identified by his wife, Dorothy this afternoon, said Patrick Avery, an officer in the Charlevoix County Sheriff's Department. Cash was 51 years old.
He retired from baseball in 1974 with a career .271 average.