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  1. #901
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    John Kennedy, a utility infielder for 12 seasons in The Show, died 8/9 at age 77.

    Kennedy played for several teams over his career, with the biggest stops being his first (Senator, 3 seasons) and last (Red Sox, 5 years). He was a member of the 1965 World Champion Dodgers, and was a 1969 Seattle Pilot, as well.

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    Bob Bass, a former GM for the Spurs and Hornets in the NBA, died late last week at age 89.

    Bass won the NBA GM of the Year award once with each team. In 20 years of running the ship for the Spurs, the team went to the playoffs 17 times.

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  3. #903
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    Aaron Cox, a farmhand in the Angels system, died August 15 at age 24.

    Cox played in the lowest levels of the Angels system in 2015 and 2016, then after a year out, played for High-A Inland Empire in 2018.

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    Doc Edwards, a catcher for 5 seasons in MLB and a longtime coach and manager afterwards, died 8/20 at age 81.

    Edwards caught witl Cleveland, the A's and the Yankees from 1962-65, He retired but, as the Phillies bullpen coach in 1970, was forced out of retirement when both Phillies catchers were injured in the same game and both were out fr several weeks. He wa activated on an emergency basis and played in 35 games before hanging his playing shoes up for good.

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    Joe Landrum, a RHP for Brooklyn in 1950 and 1952, died 8/19 at age 89.

    His son, Bill, pitched in The Show in the late 80s/early 90s.

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    Dean Stone, a LHP who threw for several teams in non-consecutive years from 1959-63, died 8/21 at age 87.

    Stone came up with the original Senators in 1953, going 12-10 in 1954. He also was an original Colt .45.

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    Ozzie Van Brabant, a RHP who was born in Canada, deid August 18 at age 91.

    Van Brabant was a cup-of-coffee pitcher for both the last Philadelphia A;s squad (1954) and the first Kansas City A's ballclub (1955).

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  8. #908
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    Myron White, and OF who appeared in 7 games for the 1978 Dodgers, died on 8/4, 3 days after his 61st birthday.

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    Ab McDonald, who played 14 seasons in the NHL and WHA, died on 9/4 at age 82.

    McDonald scored the Stanley Cup-winning goal with the 1961 Blackhawks in their defeat of Detroit. Prior to that he won 3 Cups with Montreal. He later played for Boston, Detroit, St. Louis, Pittsburgh, and Winnipeg (WHA).

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  10. #910
    Burt Reynolds who was a running back for FSU from 1954 to 1957 died today at age 82 from a heart attack.

 

 

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