Pitcher and manager for the Cincinnati Reds who led the team deep into the playoffs while battling progressing lung cancer.
After serving in the Army in WWII, he returned to baseball, recording consecutive seasons of 10+ wins.
He was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame, and in his memory his brother founded the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center.
He was born in Seattle, Washington, the third son of Joseph Lambert Hutchinson, a storefront doctor.
Like Lou Gehrig, another baseball legend who succumbed to a deadly disease, he left a legacy both on and off the baseball field.