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Gene Bossard

Age: 80

a Chicago White Sox groundskeeper for 40 years whose infields were dubbed "Bossard's Swamp" because the grass was so wet it slowed down ground balls; after retiring he stayed with the team as a consultant for his son Roger, who is currently the team's head groundskeeper; of natural causes

Died: Chicago, Jan. 29, 1998

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