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  • #16
    Del Crandall, a "perennial" all-star catcher with the Milwaukee Braves turns 90 today. (MLB Career: 1949-1966, except 1951 & 1952-Military Service. Boston Braves 1949-1950; Milwaukee Braves: 1953-1963. Sam Francisco Giants:1964; Pittsburgh Pirates: 1965;Cleveland Indians: 1966.
    179 home runs, Three 20-home run seasons with a career high of 26 HR in 1955. Crandall had 8 consecutive seasons with 15 home runs or more and hit 179 career HRs. He was a National League All-Star eight times in a 10 year period.: 1953-1956, 1958-1960 and 1962.
    Last edited by 1954 Phils; 03-05-2020, 12:50 AM.

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    • #17
      Former Milwaukee Braves pitcher Arnold Umbach has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

      https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...mbacar01.shtml

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      • #18
        Former Milwaukee Braves 2nd baseman and 2X All-Star Frank Bolling has passed away on 7-11-2020 per Baseball Reference.com

        Bolling also won a Gold Glove for the Detroit Tigers in the AL in 1958.

        https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ollifr01.shtml

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        • #19
          Former 1962 Milwaukee Brave "Sweet Lou" Johnson, later to be a 1965 World Series hero for the Los Angeles Dodgers, has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

          https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ohnslo01.shtml

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          • #20
            Former Milwaukee Brave infielder Denis Menke has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

            https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...enkede01.shtml

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            • #21
              Former Milwaukee Braves pitcher and HOF-er Phil Niekro has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

              https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...iekrph01.shtml

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              • #22
                Former Milwaukee Braves slugger, HOF-er and one time All Time HR Leader (or still is, depending on how you feel about PED's) Hank Aaron has passed away per Baseball Reference.com

                https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...aronha01.shtml

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