Re: Some Obituaries of Recently Deceased Major Leaguers
Originally Posted by RedsBaron
Furillo died in 1989.
I am sorry to learn of Duke Snider's death. I first read of his exploits as a boy when I read Roger Kahn's wonderful "The Boys of Summer." I later read Snider's autobiography "The Duke of Flatbush." I would have loved to have seen him play. He probably should have been selected the NL MVP in both 1955 and 1956.
I meant Erskine
Got my Carl's mixed up.
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