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    Hall of Fame goalie and Maple Leafs legend Johnny Bower died on 12/26 after a bout with pneumonia. He was 93.

    Stanley was in the nets for 4 Toronto Stanley Cup Championship teams, the last, in 1967, being the Leafs' last Stanley Cup championship to date. He also won a Vezina Trophy and shared another.

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    Al Luplow, an OF for 7 years in The Show, died on 12/28 at age 78.

    Luplow played for the Indians from 1961-65, and finished up with the Mets in 1966-67.

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    Re: Recent Deaths in the Sports World

    Rob Picciolo, an infielder who played in the majors from 1977-85 (primarily with the A's), and later had a career as a coach for both the Padres (1990-2005) and Angels (2006-13), died Jan. 3 at age 64

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...icciro01.shtml

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    Unhappy Rudy Arias

    Arias, a relief pitcher on the 1959 White Sox, died on 1/12 at age 86.

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    Unhappy Bob Bailey

    An original Expo, Bailey died on 1/9/18 at age 75.

    Bailey played from 1962-78 in The Show. In addition to Les Expos, he also played for the Pirates, Dodgers, Reds and Red Sox. He was on the 1976 Big Red Machine ballclub that swept the Yankees in the World Series.

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    Unhappy Jo Jo White

    White, a BSKB HoFer who played from 1969-81, mostly with the Celtics, died on 1/16 at age 71m after a battle with cancer.

    White spent all but he last two seasons of his pro career with the Celtics, finishing of with the Warriors (1979-80) and Kings (1980-81). He was also part of the USA Olympic Mens' BSKB team that won the gold medal in 1968

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    Unhappy Tyler Hillinski

    Hillinski, the QB for Washington State in their Holiday Bowl loss recently, died 1/16 in an apparent suicide. He was 21.

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    Unhappy Larry Stubing

    Known better as "Moose", Stubing did on 1/19 at age 79. He played in 5 games for the Angels in 1967 and managed them briefly in the late 1980s

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    Bill Johnson, who pitched in 14 games for the 1983-1984 Cubs died on January 18th at the age of 57

    https://www.baseball-reference.com/p...ohnsbi04.shtml

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    Unhappy Bob Barton

    Barton, an NL catcher from 1965-74m died 1.15 at age 76. His career was primarily with the Giants and Padres except for 4 games with the 1973 Reds.

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