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Tuesday, January 19, 2021

Hall of Fame pitcher Don Sutton dies at 75

Don Sutton, the longtime Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander who won over 300 games in his Hall of Fame career, died Monday night, his son Daron announced on social media.

The Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, said Don Sutton died at his home in Rancho Mirage, California, after a long struggle with cancer. He was 75….

Sutton’s career began and ended with the Dodgers, with whom he spent 16 of his 23 seasons—spanning from 1966 to 1980 and a final tour in 1988. He was a four-time All-Star and his 324 wins rank 14th in major league history.

He also pitched for the Houston Astros, Milwaukee Brewers, Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels. After his playing career, Sutton served as an analyst for the Atlanta Braves for 28 seasons, calling games on both television and radio.

 

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