Former Baseball MVP Don Baylor Dies At Age 68
(Austin, TX) — Former baseball great Don Baylor has died at the age of 68 of cancer. He passed away at Saint David’s South Hospital overnight in Austin, Texas after a 14-year-battle with multiple myeloma . Baylor played 19 season in the major leagues and was the 1979 American League MVP when he played for the California Angels. He also won a World Series title with the Minnesota Twins in 1987. After retiring as a player, Baylor served as the manager of the Colorado Rockies for their inaugural season in 1993. He was the team’s skipper for six seasons, leading the Rockies to their first-ever postseason appearance in 1995. Baylor also managed the Chicago Cubs for three seasons, starting 2000. He is survived by his wife, his son and two granddaughters.
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