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Old 10-31-2018, 07:46 PM   #1
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Willie McCovey passes

just saw on bleacher report, Willie McCovey passed away at age 80.
i saw him play in the early 60's. he was great in SF. damn. another legend gone.
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Old 10-31-2018, 09:04 PM   #2
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RIP Stretch - Bob Gibson called him the one guy he least liked to pitch to.
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He was my favorite player when I was a little kid. RIP
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