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By Jim Suhr 

Hall of Famer Brock says he's free of cancer after treatment


KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock says he is free of cancer more than three months after the 78-year-old St. Louis Cardinals great announced he had been diagnosed with a type of blood cancer.

Brock said in a statement Friday that a doctor's diagnosis that he had conquered multiple myeloma was "the greatest news ever." He credited God and thanked family, friends and fans for their support, saying he remained hopeful.

"My doctor informed me that I am cancer free. The battle against cancer is not easy," Brock said. "With the power of Almighty God all things are possib...

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