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  • Jack Pierce, Chick King and Dave Boswell, former Tigers players, pass away

    Pierce was a valuable asset off the bench for the Tigers in 1975, hitting eight home runs and slugging .424. Below has been translated using Google Translate.

    Jack Pierce a Mexican baseball immortal and former Manager and Coach Naranjero died Thursday.

    Died Thursday at age 64 one of the most important figures in Mexican baseball in the decades of the 70s and 80s, Jack Pierce.
    Read more:

    http://www.naranjeros.com.mx/detalle-not.php?id=838
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    Outfielder Chick King spent parts of three years with the Tigers in the 1950s. He was traded to the Milwaukee Braves for Jack Dittmer.

    Charles “Chick” King, who died at age 81 Monday night in Paris, was one of Henry County’s outstanding sports heroes and certainly was the most prominent baseball player ever from the county.

    King was one of the first five men to enter the Paris-Henry County Sports Hall of Fame in 1994.
    Read more:

    http://www.parispi.net/articles/2012...9383335549.txt
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    Boswell had a short cup of coffee with the Tigers, pitching three games and striking out three batters.

    BALTIMORE — Dave Boswell, who won 20 games for the Minnesota Twins in 1969 despite missing a couple of weeks after a fight with manager Billy Martin, has died. He was 67.

    He died in his home in Joppa, Md., on Monday, said the Baltimore Orioles, his last major league team.
    Read more:

    http://www.washingtonpost.com/sports...VYV_story.html

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