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Son of Bulls, White Sox owner Jerry Reinsdorf dies

Jerry Reinsdorf  |  Sun-Times file photo

Jerry Reinsdorf | Sun-Times file photo

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Updated: March 4, 2014 7:20AM

David Reinsdorf, the son of White Sox and Bulls owner Jerry Reinsdorf, has died, the teams announced today. He was 51.

The teams released this statement on behalf of the Reinsdorf family:

“The Reinsdorf family has suffered a terrible loss today with the untimely passing of son David Reinsdorf, age 51. Jerry, Martyl and the entire Reinsdorf family appreciate the sympathetic thoughts and prayers from all of their friends and acquaintances, however, the family members do request privacy and your understanding at this time as they deal with this very personal loss.”

David was a senior vice president with Michigan Avenue Real Estate Group. He had worked there since 2006.

Ozzie Guillen Jr., the son of Ozzie, tweeted: “My condolences to the Reinsdorf family and Jerry for the lost of their son David R. Heaven will have a place for him may he rest in peace.”

The White Sox offered a moment of silence before their spring training game with the Kansas City Royals on Monday afternoon in Glendale, Ariz.

Funeral services will be private.

No further details were made available.

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