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  • Bill Endicott and Bobby Gene Smith, former Cardinals players, pass away

    Bill Endicott was, at the time of his passing, the third-oldest living former big leaguer and the oldest former Cardinal. Wally Westlake takes his latter title. He was also one of the few remaining 1946 Cardinals, a team that won the World Series, but now just Red Schoendienst remains from that club. Endicott died November 26 at 98.

    ENDICOTT — William Endicott, 98, of Sacramento, died Saturday at Mercy McMahon Terrace in Sacramento. Terzich and Wilson Funeral Home is handling arrangements.
    http://www.uniondemocrat.com/obituar...ecember-1-2016

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    Bobby Smith, an outfielder, played for the Cardinals in the 1950s and 1960s, batting .231 in 255 games. He died November 24, 2015 at age 81.

    Hood River native Bobby Gene Smith, 81, passed into the Kingdom of Heaven on Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, at home. Bob was born in Hood River on May 28, 1934, to Henry and Grace Smith. He is survived by his sisters Frances and Betty of Hood River; brother Frank of Vancouver, Wash.; his four children: Michael Smith, of The Dallas, Ore., David Smith, of Dallas, Texas, Vicki Kissler Smith, of Seattle, Wash., and Mark Owens, of Tacoma, Wash.; and his twin grandsons, Josh and Tony, of Tacoma.

    After graduation, Bob went into Major League Baseball and played for 17 years. From there he went to work for the city of Tacoma, Wash., until his retirement.
    Read more:

    http://www.hoodrivernews.com/obituar...4/bobby-smith/

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