Joe Ginsberg joined the Athletics in 1956, but was traded to the Orioles for Hal Smith partway through the year.

GINSBERG MYRON N. "JOE" of Lake Suzy, FL, age 86, died Friday, November 2, 2012 at Sunrise Retirement Living in West Bloomfield.

Funeral Services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, November 6, 2012 at the O'Guinn Family Funeral Home in Montrose. Pastor Glen Pettigrove officiating.

Burial in Montrose Twp. Cemetery. Friends may call at the funeral home on Monday from 3-7 p.m. and Tuesday from 10 a.m. until the time of service at 11 a.m. Contribution may be made to the Alzheimer's Association or The Miracle League of Michigan.

Myron was born on October 11, 1926 in Manhattan, N.Y. and raised by the late Joseph and Rose Ginsberg. He married Donna Beatley, she preceded him in death in 2006. Joe was a Major League Baseball Player.
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http://deathnotices.michigan.com/res...nge=11/05/2012

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Roberto Rodriguez began his big league career with the Athletics, going 1-1 with a 3.57 ERA in 15 games (five starts) in 1967.

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Roberto Muņoz , grandeliga and figure of the Aragua Tigers, died yesterday morning of a heart attack at his home in Mendoza Foundation in Ottawa, at the age of 70 years, reported relatives of former pitcher.

Muņoz served for 17 seasons in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League from 1961 to 1979, Valencia, Acarigua, Magellan, La Guaira, Aragua, Lara and Caracas. With uniform maracayeros spent his best years and was instrumental in the titles of the 1971-1972 and 1974-1975 campaigns.
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http://www.el-nacional.com/deportes/..._50395070.html

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Pitcher Art Ceccarelli also began his career with the Athletics. He won four games with the team in 1955.

Arthur Ceccarelli, who taught history for many years at Milford High School and Foran High School before retiring, died Wednesday, July 11.

In addition to inspiring many students with his teaching, Ceccarelli was a former Major League baseball player.
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http://www.milfordmirror.com/news/mi...elli-dies.html