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    Bobby Locke, a RHP, mostly in relief, who spent 1959and most of the 1960's in The Show, died on 6/4 at age 86.

    L0ocke made it up to the majors in 1959, pitching for 3 seasons with the indians. He appeared in 1 game for the 1962 Cardinals, then was dealt to the Phillies, where he strode the mound through 1964. After spending 1965 with the Reds, he missed the next season in MLB, before ending is career with 2 years of mound work for the Angels (1967-68). In '67, in 9 games he went 3-0 with a 2.33 ERA.

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    Harry Glickman, the man who founded the NBA Portland Trailblazers, died on 6/10 at age 96.

    As the team's GM, Glickman oversaw the crew from Rip City as they battled thei way to the 1977 NBA Championship.

    Before this, he founded the Portland Buckaroos minor league hockey team in 1960.

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    John Miller, a RHP who logged in 5 years of mound action for the Orioles, died on 6/5 at age 79.

    Miller was part of the O's in 1962-63, and again from 1965-67, and was part of the 1966 World Series winning team.

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    Ken Riley, a CB whose entire 15-year career in the NFL was spent in a Bengals uniform died on 6/7 at age 72.

    Wearing the number 13 jersey, Riley's rookie season (1969) was also the final season of the AFL, before the merger. He was an AFC All-Pro in 1975.

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    Since my surgery and recovery kept me away me from GUU for several weeks: I'm planning to list some MLB obituaries here. Since there are several, my mentions of each will be limited to player name, years played in the Majors, age and date of death. No photos at the moment. although I may post some in the near future.

    Bob Sebra, 1985-90, 58, 7/22
    Tony Taylor, 1958-76, 84, 7/16
    Bill Gilbreth, 1971-72 and 1974, 72, 7/12
    Frank Bolling, 1954-66 (military service in 1955), 88, 7/11
    Mike Ryan, 1964-74, 78, 7/10
    Tyson Brummett, 2012 (Phillies, 1 game), 35, 7/3

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    Lou Henson, an NCAA basketball head coach for 42 years, died at age 88 of multiple health issues on 7/25.

    He set team records for coaching victories and took trips to the Final Four with both Illinois and New Mexico State. At the time he retired, he was only the 5th Division 1 head coach in NCAA hoops history to have 800 or more coaching victories.

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    Bert Thiel, a RHP whose MLB career fit inside the month of April 1952 (4 games with the Boston Braves) died at age 94 on 7/31.

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    Tootie Robbins, an OT who played in the NFL for 12 seasons, died on 8/2 at age 62.

    Robbins' pro career began in 1982 and lasted until 1993. Except for his last 2 seasons, in which he performed for the Packers, his career was in the uniform of the Cardinals (both St. Louis and Phoenix).

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    Bobby Prescott, a native of Panama whose entire MLB career began and ended in less than 3 weeks, died on 8/2 at age 89.

    Prescott played LF for the 1961 Athletics, appearing in 10 games.

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