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JURY DECIDES WINFIELD WAS LEGALLY MARRIED

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A jury decided New York Yankees outfielder Dave Winfield had legally been married to his common-law wife, opening the door for divorce and property proceedings.

But Winfield's attorney said the ruling will be appealed.The jury on Wednesday voted 10-2 for Sandra Renfro, 34, who said she and Winfield lived together as husband and wife from 1982 to 1985. A divorce hearing is set for July 10.

Renfro is seeking unspecified damages and child support for her and Winfield's 6-year-old daughter.