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WATCH: STL: Former Cubs great Milt Pappas passes away

The SportsTalk Live panel remembers Milt Pappas, who passed away on Tuesday.
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April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Underrated Pitcher Milt Pappas Dies at 76

On August 10, 1957, Milt Pappas stood on the mound of Memorial Stadium ready to make his Major League Debut as an 18-year old fresh out of Cooley High School in Detroit.  With close to 37,000 people in the stands watching in Baltimore that day, the first three batters he would face as a big leaguer were Enos Slaughter, Mickey Mantle and Yogi Berra.  Pappas navigated that inning...
Via Baseball Hot Corner
April 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Pappas so much greater than his legacy

Milt Pappas, who passed away on Tuesday, spent nearly 20 years in the Majors, won 209 games, was a two-time All-Star and threw a no-hitter, so much more than what he is primarily remembered for: being traded for Frank Robinson.
Via Orioles.com
April 19, 2016

Chicago Cubs: Milt Pappas dies at the age of 76

His near perfect game for the Chicago Cubs in 1972 still remains one of the most interesting in their history. On Tuesday, the three-time All-Star Milt Pappas died at the age of 76. His time with the Chicago Cubs wasn’t long, but he made a lasting impression on Sept. 2, 1972. With a perfect game […] Chicago Cubs: Milt Pappas dies at the age of 76 - Cubbies Crib - Cubbies Crib...
Via Cubbies Crib
April 19, 2016

Ex-Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas, who nearly threw perfect game, dies at 76

CHICAGO -- Milt Pappas, who came within a disputed pitch of throwing a perfect game for the Chicago Cubs in 1972 and was part of the lopsided trade that brought Frank Robinson to Baltimore, died Tuesday. He was 76.Pappas died of natural causes at his home in the northern Illinois community of Beecher, said his widow, Judi Pappas.The 6-foot-3 right-hander won 209 games during his...
Via Associated Press
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Famous for being traded away, Pappas dies at 76

Milt Pappas,who was traded for Frank Robinson, died at 76.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Former Cub Milt Pappas passes away

Former Chicago Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas has passed away at the age of 76 years-old. He is likely most famous for being a single pitch away from a perfect game. That game was on Sept. 2, 1972. Then a 33 year-old, he had a perfect game against the San Diego Padres at Wrigley Field all the way into the ninth inning. With two outs in the ninth, a pinch-hitter for the Padres, Larry Stahl...
Via Today's Knuckleball
April 19, 2016

Former Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas dies

Milt Pappas has passed away, the Beecher Police Department confirmed Tuesday according to multiple media outlets.The former Cubs pitcher — best known for his no-hitter
Via CSN Chicago
April 19, 2016

Former All-Star Pappas passes away at 76

Former Major Leaguer Milt Pappas died Tuesday, the Beecher (Ill.) Police Department confirmed to the Chicago Tribune. He was 76.
Via Cubs.com
April 19, 2016

Former Cubs pitcher Milt Pappas dies at age 76

CHICAGO (AP) Milt Pappas, who won 209 games during his 17-year career with the Baltimore Orioles, Cincinnati Reds, Atlanta Braves and Chicago Cubs, has died. He was 76. His widow, Judi Pappas, said Pappas died Tuesday morning of natural causes at his home in the northern Illinois community of Beecher. The 6-foot-3 right-hander was part of the Baby Birds staff in Baltimore in...
Via Associated Press
April 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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