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Son: Former ump Gregg fighting for life after stroke

Updated: June 5, 2006, 8:33 PM ET
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PHILADELPHIA -- Former major-league umpire Eric Gregg was fighting for his life Monday, a day after a stroke that left him with little hope of any significant recovery, his son said.

"I think we're running out of time right now," Kevin Gregg said.

The 55-year-old Gregg, who spent his career trying to overcome weight problems that saw him reach almost 400 pounds, was in critical condition at Lankenau Hospital.

"Physically, his body is with us. The brain is almost gone," ...

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