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MLB Legend Don Baylor Dies At Age 68

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MLB Legend Don Baylor Dies At Age 68

Former Major League Baseball legend and manager, Don Baylor, has died.

According to reports, Baylor died Monday from multiple myeloma.

Baylor had many successful moments throughout his MLB career. He won a World Series ring with the Twins in 1987 and was a three-time Silver Slugger winner, in addition to MVP and All-Star honors in 1979.


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In 1993, he became the first manager for The Rockies until 1998. He also became a coach for the Milwaukee Brewers, St. Louis Cardinals, Atlanta Braves, Seattle Mariners, Rockies, and Angels. He was also the bench coach for the New York Mets in 2003 and 2004.

Baylor’s wife, Rebecca, released a statement mourning her husband:

“Don passed from this earth with the same fierce dignity with which he played the game and lived his life,”  Rebecca, said in a statement, per ESPN.com.

Baylor died at the age of 68.

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