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  • Ray Hathaway passes away at 98

    He pitched briefly for Brooklyn in 1945, then had a super long career managing in the minors.

    Ray Hathaway, legendary manager of the Asheville Tourists and 2011 South Atlantic League Hall of Fame inductee, died at his residence on Wednesday, February 11, 2015. Believed to be the second-oldest former major league player at the time of his passing, Hathaway was 98.

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    http://www.whkp.com/news/1104-former...ager-dies.html

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    Ray Hathaway was the 3rd oldest living major leaguer up until the time of his passing, according to Wikipedia.

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      I was in Asheville for a friend's wedding some years back. I asked Mr. Hathaway if he would offer his memories of Elmo Plaskett, whose bio I was writing -- Hathaway had managed him at Asheville in 1962. The man went out of his way to drive to my hotel and tell me his stories.

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