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Monday, March 25, 2013

VIRGIL TRUCKS HAS PASSED

For those of you who didn't know yet, former baseball pitcher and New York Yankee Virgil Trucks has passed away.  He was 95 years old.  You can read a good story about him from the Associated Press HERE.

Trucks pitched in the major leagues from 1941 to 1958.  He was a member of the New York Yankees in 1958, his last season in baseball where he compiled a 2-1 record and a 4.54 ERA.

He played 17 years in baseball, had a career 3.39 ERA, had a record of 177-135 and won a World Series with the Detroit Tigers in 1945. He also thew 2 no-hitters in 1952, also with the Tigers.

Rest in peace.

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