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Wally Pontiff

Age: 21

LSU junior third baseman and team captain; ranks in school's top-10 in three categories: hits, doubles and batting average; drafted in the 21st round of the 2002 MLB draft by the Oakland A's. He died of natural causes, but an autopsy revealed a heart abnormality.

Died: Baton Rouge, La., July 24

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