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    I never realized that Nate Colbert retired at age 30. Apparently, back problems ended his career early.
    “Two things are infinite: the universe and human stupidity; and I'm not sure about the universe.”

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    Bill Campbell, an All Star reliever who had a 15-yr career and led the AL in saves in 1977, died at age 74. RIP.


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    Lee Tinsley, an OFer who had a 5yr career with the Red Sox and Mariners in the mid-1990s, died at age 53. RIP.


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    Frank Thomas (not that Frank Thomas), an original Met who hit 286 HRs over 16 seasons, died at age 93. RIP.


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    4x All-Star 3B Sal Bando died at age 78. RIP.


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    4x All-Star 3B Sal Bando died at age 78. RIP.
    Everyone remembers Catfish and Reggie. I remember guys named Rudi, Bando, Fingers, and Campaneris.

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    Quote Originally Posted by onejayhawk View Post
    Everyone remembers Catfish and Reggie. I remember guys named Rudi, Bando, Fingers, and Campaneris.
    Fingers is in the hall of Fame, fairly certain others have heard about him and lots of other 70's Oakland A's

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Feral Slasher View Post
    Fingers is in the hall of Fame, fairly certain others have heard about him and lots of other 70's Oakland A's
    Reggie and Catfish played for Steinbrenner's Yankees.

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    Gary Peters, the 1963 AL Rookie of the Year who had a 3.25 ERA over 2080 IP for the White Sox & Red Sox from 1959 to 1972, died at age 85. RIP.


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