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Don Baylor honored as ferocious competitor, cherished friend

ESPN - 13 Aug 2017
Former Orioles and Angels star Don Baylor was remembered for a huge heart and a ferocious competitive streak during a funeral service Saturday in his hometown of Austin, Texas. Baylor died Monday, at age 68, after a 14-year battle with multiple myeloma.
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Culver City Observer - 16 Aug 2017
At one time in his remarkable playing career Don Baylor played in the World Series three straight seasons. For three different teams. Baylor, who played for 14 different franchises, died Monday and has been praised by teammates and opponents as a ...
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Loss of a Legend: Don Baylor - 08 Aug 2017
FOX Sports North analysts Roy Smalley and Tim Laudner remember Don Baylor, who passed away Aug. 7. Baylor won a World Series with the Twins in 1987. AL · AL Central · FOX Sports North · Minnesota Twins · MLB ...
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Don Baylor, Baseball Star Turned Manager, Dies At 68

NPR - 08 Aug 2017
Outfielder and designated hitter Don Baylor died on Monday. He was known for his dedication to getting on base, closing his 19-year career with a record of 267 hits by a pitch. RACHEL MARTIN, HOST: We usually remember baseball players for the number ...
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Remembering Don Baylor - 07 Aug 2017
Todd Walsh interviews Don Baylor, who died Monday at age 68, during his tenure as the D-backs' hitting coach in 2013. FOX Sports Arizona. More FOX Sports Arizona Videos. Executive Sunday: Jared Porter talks Robbie Ray, trade acquisitions. 11 hours ago ...
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Former Red Sox slugger Don Baylor loses battle with myeloma at 68

Boston Herald - 08 Aug 2017
Don Baylor was one of the most intimidating players to ever play the game,” former Red Sox second baseman Marty Barrett said. “Once he became a teammate, I realized he was a gentle giant. He calmly went about his business in a truly professional ...
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Don Baylor, one of the best Red Wings ever, dies at 68

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle - 07 Aug 2017
Don Baylor remembered playing in his first professional baseball game in 1967, a young man of 17 going on 18, fresh out of Austin, Texas. He was a second-round draft pick of the Baltimore Orioles and arrived at rookie-level Bluefield, West Virginia ...
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Rumors and Rumblings | Don Baylor remembered fondly

FanRag Sports (blog) - 13 Aug 2017
Clint Hurdle had so much respect for Don Baylor that the Pittsburgh Pirates manager took time away from his team Friday and Saturday to attend his friend's funeral in Austin, Texas. Baylor spent 19 seasons in the major leagues from 1970-88 with six ...
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Dusty Baker remembers Don Baylor, spoke with him recently - 07 Aug 2017
He played 19 seasons of in the major leagues, earning the 1979 American League Most Valuable Player award and playing on the Twins' 1987 World Series championship club. Baylor played in one All-Star Game and earned three Silver Slugger Awards.
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Tigers' Upton mourning friend Don Baylor

The Detroit News - 07 Aug 2017
Pittsburgh — You had to know Tigers outfielder Justin Upton was channeling his old hitting coach Don Baylor last year when he was fighting through his three-month slump. “The big thing he taught me was, when you leave the (batting) cage, it's you vs ...
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Sports figures react to Don Baylor's death

Atlanta Journal Constitution - 07 Aug 2017
991026 - NEW YORK, NY.: Braves batting coach Don Baylor (R,cq) and NBC announcer Jim Gray, both the center of controversy lately, chat during the Braves' batting practice prior to Game Three of the World Series at Yankee Stadium on 10/26/99 in New ...
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Don Baylor, who played for 1987 Minnesota Twins, dies at 68

Minneapolis Star Tribune - 07 Aug 2017
Don Baylor, the burly slugger who won the 1979 AL MVP and later helped the Twins win the 1987 World Series, died Monday of cancer in his hometown of Austin, Texas, at age 68. Baylor died after a 14-year battle with multiple myeloma, his family said in ...
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Saluting Don Baylor's legacy with the A's

San Francisco Chronicle - 08 Aug 2017
The highly respected and likable Don Baylor, who died Monday, finished his career as a distinguished team leader on the 1988 A's, the first of their three straight World Series teams. Baylor brought an element of toughness to the clubhouse, pushing ...

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