Former Red Sox pitcher Monbouquette dies

Boston, MA ( - Bill Monbouquette, a 20-game winner for the Boston Red Sox and a member of the team's Hall of Fame, died Sunday. He was 78.

The Red Sox said Monbouquette died due to complications from leukemia.

Monbouquette, a native of nearby Medford, Massachusetts, spent the first eight seasons of his 11-year career with the Red Sox. He was a four-time All-Star and led the team in wins three times.

The right-hander did not miss a start from 1960-65 and threw a 1-0 no-hitter against the White Sox on Aug. 1, 1962. He won a career-best 20 games the following year.

Monbouquette also pitched for the Tigers, Yankees and Giants from 1966-68 and finished his career with a 114-112 record and a 3.68 ERA.