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Boston Red Sox great Bobby Doerr dies at 99
November 14, 2017
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Bobby Doerr, the Hall of Fame second baseman dubbed the "Silent Captain" of the Boston Red Sox by longtime teammate and friend Ted Williams, has died. He was 99.
Doerr died Monday in Junction City, Oregon, the Red Sox said Tuesday in a statement. The Red Sox said...
Liz Smith, syndicated gossip columnist, dies at 94
November 13, 2017
Liz Smith, the syndicated gossip columnist whose mixture of banter, barbs, and bon mots about the glitterati helped her climb the A-list as high as many of the celebrities she covered, died Sunday at the age of 94.
Joni Evans, Smith's literary agent, told The Associated Press she died...
Hans Schaefer, who won '54 World Cup with West Germany, dies
November 7, 2017
BERLIN — Hans Schaefer, who won the 1954 World Cup with West Germany, has died. He was 90.
Schaefer's former team, Cologne, said the winger died Tuesday, calling his death an "indescribable loss" for the club and the city.
Schaefer joined Cologne in 1948, shortly after the club...