St. Louis— Former major leaguer David M. Sisler, the last surviving child of Baseball Hall of Famer George Sisler, died Sunday. He was 79.
The Lupton Chapel confirmed that Sisler died in St. Louis. Son David G. Sisler told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that his father died from complications from prostate cancer.
David M. Sisler was the son of George Sisler, a former Michigan Wolverine who spent 12 of 15 seasons with the St. Louis Browns, twice hit over .400 in a season and long held the single-season hits record.