Former commissioner has heart surgery
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Former baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn had open-heart surgery this week.
Kuhn had a valve replaced during Monday's operation, spokesman Bob Wirz said Tuesday.
"He's expected to have a fine recovery," Wirz said.
Kuhn, who lives in Ponte Vedra Beach, was baseball commissioner from 1969 to 1984. He turns 78 Thursday.
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