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April 09, 2019 - 12:59 pm
Marilynn Smith, one of the 13 founders of the LPGA Tour whose 21 victories, two majors and endless support of her tour led to her induction into the World Golf Hall of Fame, died Tuesday. She was 89.
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March 04, 2019 - 10:46 am
DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Red Wings great and Hall of Famer Ted Lindsay has died at 93. His death was confirmed Monday by son-in-law Lew LaPaugh, president of the Ted Lindsay Foundation, which raises money for autism research. Lindsay died Monday at his home in Michigan. Lindsay was a nine-time All-...
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February 25, 2019 - 2:06 pm
A long time news and sports columnist for the Pittsburgh Press and Post-Gazette has died. Roy McHugh was 103 years old.
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February 20, 2019 - 2:22 am
Don Newcombe, the hard-throwing Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who was one of the first black players in the major leagues and who went on to win the Rookie of the Year, Most Valuable Player and Cy Young awards, has died. He was 92.
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February 07, 2019 - 5:49 pm
Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame.
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November 01, 2018 - 3:06 pm
Willie McCovey, the sweet-swinging Hall of Famer nicknamed "Stretch" for his 6-foot-4 height and those long arms, died Wednesday. He was 80.
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September 24, 2018 - 11:09 am
Tommy McDonald, the small, speedy and sure-handed receiver who teamed with quarterback Norm Van Brocklin to help the Philadelphia Eagles win the 1960 NFL championship, has died. He was 84.
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