Ex-Braves pitcher Rick Camp with Jeff Hullinger in July, 2011. Camp died of natural causes on April 25, 2013.
ATLANTA -- Former Braves pitcher Rick Camp has passed away.
The 60-year-old Trion, Georgia native played for the team from 1976 until 1985.
Camp is most well know for hitting a game-tying home run in a game against the New York Mets on July 4, 1985 - that went 18 innings and ended shortly after 4 am.
The Braves released a statement on Thursday afternoon, that said in part:
Our sympathies go out to his family, friends and former teammates.
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It was the only home run of his career.
In 2005, Camp was sentenced to three years in federal prison, for conspiring to steal more than $2 million from the Community Mental Health Center in Augusta.
Camp died of natural causes.