Cardinals Hall of Fame manager White Herzog, who will turn 88 in November, suffered what was called a "light blow" on Monday during his charity golf tournament at Country Hills Country Club. But after being hospitalized Monday night and part of Tuesday, Duke was allowed to return to his home in Sunset Hills.
The Duke complained of being lightheaded during the course. "It was terribly hot," said his son, Jim Herzog. "They took some pictures and he just went wrong and we took him to the hospital and examined him.
"It was much better (Monday) night after it had cooled down and blood was reduced and so on. [1
Also called the White Rat, Duke ruled the Cardinals from 1980 to 1990, winning National League championships in 1982, 1985 and 1987 and the 1982 World Series, a bold baseball brand that emphasizes speed, defense and a tight cupcake. He previously ran the Kansas City Royals in divisional championships in 1976-77-78.
Duke was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 2010. Earlier this summer, in the Hall of Cardinals of Bob Gibson, whose November 9th birthday is the same as Duke's, found to have pancreatic cancer and is being treated in his hometown of Omaha, Neb. Gibson will turn 84 in November.
In October 2011, Duke fell into his home at Sunset Hills while dropping pillows on the pool and hitting his head. He spent 23 days in intensive care after bleeding was detected on his brain. In October 2013, he received a fracture of his left hip joint in a fall and also recovered from that.