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Former Yankees traveling secretary Kane dies

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NEW YORK -- Former Yankees traveling secretary Bill "Killer" Kane has died at 75.

Kane, who began his career as a radio and television statistician, first served as the team's traveling secretary from 1974-76, and then again from 1978-87, when he became the Yankees' assistant general manager.

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NEW YORK -- Former Yankees traveling secretary Bill "Killer" Kane has died at 75.

Kane, who began his career as a radio and television statistician, first served as the team's traveling secretary from 1974-76, and then again from 1978-87, when he became the Yankees' assistant general manager.

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He worked as the supervisor of luxury box services in the 1990s before he retired.

Visitation will be held at Schuyler Hill Funeral Home on 3535 East Tremont Ave., Bronx, N.Y., on Saturday and Sunday from 2 p.m. until 5 p.m. ET, and then from 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.

A funeral mass will be held on Monday at St. Benedict's Church at 2969 Otis Ave., Bronx, N.Y., with the time to be determined.

Josh Vitale is an associate reporter for MLB.com. Chris Iseman is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

This story was not subject to the approval of Major League Baseball or its clubs.

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