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  • Neil Berry and Milo Hamilton, former Browns figures, pass away

    Neil Berry played for the Browns in 1953, batting .283 in 99 at-bats. Only five players from that 1953 team are still alive: R. Sievers, E. Mickelson, D. Larsen, B. Hunter and J. Groth. He died August 24 at 94.

    KALAMAZOO, MI -- Neil Berry, a Kalamazoo athletic standout in the 1930s who later played for the Detroit Tigers and other MLB teams, has died.

    Berry was a life-long resident of Kalamazoo. He was 94.

    Berry was a utility player with the Tigers for five years, starting in 1948. He played second base, shortstop and third base.
    Read more:

    http://www.mlive.com/news/grand-rapi...and_kalam.html

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    Milo Hamilton was a broadcaster for the Browns in 1953, the same year Berry played for the club. He died September 17, 2015 at 88.

    Milo Hamilton, who called baseball for seven major league teams over 60 years and was best known for calling Henry Aaron’s 715th home run, died on Thursday in Houston. He was 88.

    The Houston Astros announced his death. He was their play-by-play announcer from 1985 through the 2012 season.
    Read more:

    http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/18/sp...ies-at-88.html
    Last edited by Cowtipper; 08-29-2016, 09:44 PM.

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