Former Cardinals' pitcher Jim Cosman passed away on January 7, 2013 at age 69. He had been battling Alzheimer's disease for a decade.
Cosman pitched in the minors from 1963-71 (mostly for the Cardinals) and appeared with St. Louis for 11 games in 1966-67, and 1 game for the Cubs in 1970.
After baseball, he worked in the waste management industry, working his way up from driver to executive, and was the CEO of Republic Services until his retirement in 2000.
Blog entry by Wrigley Wax