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Dan Donahue, Stu Miller and Lou Fitzgerald, former Braves figures, pass away

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  • Dan Donahue, Stu Miller and Lou Fitzgerald, former Braves figures, pass away

    Dan Donahue was an owner of the Braves before Ted Turner bought the team.

    MORTON - Daniel J. Donahue, 91, of Barrington, husband of a former Morton woman, passed away at 1:50 a.m. Friday, March 20, 2015, in the Barrington Garlands Prairieview facility. ...

    Following his service, he received his law degree. Daniel was a venture capitalist involved in many aspects of the business world, including being past owner of the Atlanta Braves baseball team and served as president until the franchise was sold to Ted Turner.
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    Stu Miller pitched for the Braves in 1968, his final year. He had a 54.00 ERA in two appearances.

    SAN FRANCISCO -- Stu Miller, who will be remembered more for committing history's most famous balk than for his formidable pitching, died Sunday at his home in Cameron Park, Calif. He was 87.

    The Giants and Orioles, the teams with whom Miller distinguished himself the most during his 16-year Major League career, announced his death Monday.
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    Lou Fitzgerald scouted for the Braves in the 1980s and 1990s. He died in 2013, but his death was not reported in this forum.

    CLEVELAND Lou Fitzgerald, 93, passed away Sunday morning, Jan. 27, 2013 in a Chattanooga health care facility. ...

    Lou spent 55 years as a Minor League manager or scout for the Atlanta Braves, Cincinnati Reds, Houston Astros and Baltimore Orioles organizations, as well as being a Super Scout in on the ground level of the beginning of the Florida Marlins expansion team. He is a member of the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame, Cleveland Sports Hall of Fame, San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame, Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame and most recently in 2011 was inducted into the Professional Scouts Hall of Fame.
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