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Freddy 'Sez' Schuman, Famous Yankees Fan, Dies At 85

First Posted: 10/18/10 03:36 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:05 PM ET

Freddy Schuman Dead Dies

Freddy 'Sez' Schuman, the beloved New York Yankees fan who brought homemade signs and led cheers in Yankee Stadium using a spoon and a frying pan, died at age 85 on Sunday afternoon.

Schuman reportedly suffered a heart attack on Friday night and died at Lenox Hill Hospital, according to

"It's a sad day for Yankee fans and for anyone who knew Freddy," said Chuck Frantz, a longtime friend of Schuman.

Frantz also said that Schuman had been attending Yankees games for the last 22 seasons.


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