Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 6/25/13
Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Kerry Wood discovered a man's body floating in Chicago's Belmont Harbor Monday, according to a report in the Chicago Tribune. Wood was reportedly paddle boarding around 11:10 a.m. when he discovered the body. He immediately called 911, according to a police report. According to the Tribune, the identity of the man was not revealed, but an identification tag on his left wrist indicated he had been reported missing by a North Side nursing home after he was released from an area hospital on June 19. The Cook County medical examiner's office identified the victim as a 40-year-old man from the 5400 block of North Broadway, the report said. Wood retired in 2012 and has accepted a position as a spring instructor for the Cubs, according to the Tribune. He spent his first 10 seasons as a starting pitcher for the Cubs. He moved on to play for the Indians and Yankees before returning to the Cubs as a reliever for his final two seasons. Wood amassed an 86-75 win-...
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