DETROIT (AP)óFormer big league manager and infielder Steve Boros, who later played a key behind-the-scenes role in one of baseballís most thrilling World Series moments, has died. He was 74.
Boros died Wednesday night in Deland, Fla., where he had spent his recent years, the Detroit Tigers said Thursday. The team said it didnít have any other details on his death.
Boros hit .245 with 26 home runs and 149 RBIs in parts of seven seasons with Detroit, the Chicago Cubs and Cincinnati. He managed the Oakland Athletics in 1983 and part of 1984, and guided the San Diego Padres in 1986.