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Gamecock baseball legend Earl Bass passes away

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COLUMBIA, SC (FOX Carolina) -

The University of South Carolina Athletics announced the passing of former Gamecock baseball player Earl Bass. 

The Cayce native played at USC from 1972-1975. 

He was an All-American pitcher and was recognized as an SEC Legend in 2017. 

During his time at USC, Bass set a national record by winning 23 straight games over two seasons. 

After his college career, Brass was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals. 

He left professional baseball after four years due to an arm injury. 

Bass had spent the last several years working as a restaurant owner in Palm Beach, Florida. 

The USC baseball team posted a statement regarding his passing on Twitter:

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