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Study & Research America 1960-1969: Sports

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John Franklin ("Home Run") Baker, 77, from 1911 to 1914 led the American League in home runs, 28 June 1963.

Jack Barry, 73, former shortstop for the Philadelphia Athletics, 23 April 1961.

Tony Bettenhausen, 44, racing driver, killed while testing a car at the Indianapolis Speedway, 12 May 1961.

Maureen Connolly Brinker, 34, the first woman to win a tennis "grand slam" (the national championships of the U.S., Great Britain, France, and Australia), 21 June 1969.

Jimmy Bryan, 33, race car driver and former winner of the Indianapolis 500, of injuries suffered in racing accident, 19 June 1960.

Primo Camera, 60, Italian-born boxer who won the heavyweight title in 1933 from Jack Sharkey and then lost it in 1934 to Max Baer, 29 June 1967.

Tyrus Raymond ("Ty") Cobb, 74, played with the Detroit Tigers for 22 years; the first member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, 17 July 1961.

Gordon Stanley ("Mickey") Cochrane, 59, former catcher for the Philadelphia Athletics and manager from 1934 to 1939 of...

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