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Baseball Hall of Fame Manager Dick Williams Dies

William dead at 82 from a ruptured aortic aneurysm

(Newser) - By taking over a ninth-place team and leading it to the pennant in his first year as a big-league manager in Boston, Dick Williams earned the reputation of being a turnaround artist that he built on later in Montreal and San Diego. By taking over an emerging powerhouse in Oakland... More »

Ex-Commish Kuhn Headlines HOF Class

Former adversary and players' union head Miller rejected, again

(Newser) - Former commissioner Bowie Kuhn was elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the overhauled Veteran’s Committee, along with former owners Walter O’Malley and Barney Dreyfus and ex-managers Dick Williams and Billy Southworth. Noticeably rejected from the hall was former players’ union head Marvin Miller, who vigorously fought... More »

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