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Former Reds GM Bill Bergesch and former Reds player Eddie Joost pass away

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  • Former Reds GM Bill Bergesch and former Reds player Eddie Joost pass away

    Bergesch:

    STAMFORD, Conn. — Former Cincinnati Reds general manager Bill Bergesch, who also spent several years in the New York Yankees’ front office during a long career as a major league executive, has died. He was 89.

    The Yankees say Bergesch died Tuesday at a retirement home in Connecticut.

    Bergesch served as the Reds’ GM from 1984-87. Some of the players he acquired helped Cincinnati win the World Series in 1990.
    Read more:

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

    Joost:

    Eddie Joost, a San Francisco native who was player-manager for the Philadelphia A's in 1954, died Tuesday in Fair Oaks (Sacramento County). He was 94.

    Mr. Joost went to Mission High School and began his major-league career with the Cincinnati Reds in 1936. He played for the Reds, Boston Braves, A's and Red Sox and was named to the All-Star team in 1949 and 1952, both times for Philadelphia.

    In 17 big-league seasons, the 6-foot, 175-pound infielder hit 134 home runs, knocked in 601 runs, had a career batting average of .239 and drew 1,043 walks.

    Mr. Joost had been living in Shingle Springs (Placer County) the past two years.
    Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/articl...#ixzz1JQsiaMJk

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