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  • Al Brancato ( 1919-2012)

    Al Brancato, a shortstop who set the modern day record for errors in a season (61 with the 1941 Philadelphia Athletics, passed away June 14 sixteen days after his 93rd birthday. Brancato, who played between 1939 and 1945, was one of the last few survivors to have played major leagues baseball in the 1930s.

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    Enjoy the interview I did with Brancato a few years ago at his home. He was wonderful.

    Al Brancato, 93, leaves behind a treasure of old-time baseball memories

    http://www.examiner.com/article/al-b...eball-memories


    Originally posted by philliesfiend55 View Post
    Al Brancato, a shortstop who set the modern day record for errors in a season (61 with the 1941 Philadelphia Athletics, passed away June 14 sixteen days after his 93rd birthday. Brancato, who played between 1939 and 1945, was one of the last few survivors to have played major leagues baseball in the 1930s.
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