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Cy Block, a third baseman who hit .302 in 17 major league games, died on Sept. 22, 2004 in Manhasset, N.Y.
He made his debut with the Cubs during the 1942 season and he hit .364 in 33 at-bats with four RBI and two stolen bases. He then served in the Coast Guard during World War II and he didn't reappear in the major leagues until 1945 with the Cubs.
He appeared in two games during the 1945 season and six games during the 1946 season.
He appeared in one game of the 1945 World Series which the Cubs lost to the Tigers. He entered the game as a pinch runner and did not record an official at-bat.
Following his baseball career, he had a successful career in business.