Death of Steve Palermo

October 9, 1949 - May 14, 2017
| Age 67

Former MLB umpire was hailed for heroism…
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Steve Palermo, a former Major League Baseball umpire who became a hero after he tried to break up a robbery in 1991, died Sunday, May 14, 2017, of cancer, according to multiple news sources. For full obituary and coverage from, click here.

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