Dave Sisler, the Red Sox Rookie of the Year in 1956, died yesterday at 79.
His son, David G., said Mr. Sisler died of complications from prostate cancer.
David M. Sisler was the last surviving child of Baseball Hall of Famer George Sisler. He grew up playing sports, first in high school and later at Princeton. He went on to pitch from 1956 to 1962 for the Red Sox, Detroit Tigers, Washington Senators, and Cincinnati Reds.