I honestly forget sometimes that David Spade starred in a critically acclaimed sitcom.Just Shoot Me was an underrated show, IMO.
Bobby Brown of the Yankees at 96:
Bobby Brown, the Yankee infielder who played on four World Series championship teams while pursuing a career in medicine, quit baseball at age 29 to open a cardiology practice and later served as president of the American League, died on Thursday at his home in Fort Worth. He was 96.
The death was confirmed by his daughter Kaydee Bailey.
Brown usually missed spring training because of his studies, and he was often platooned by Manager Casey Stengel, but he proved a crucial figure at the plate for the Yankees by the time October arrived. He had a .439 batting average, with 18 hits including five doubles and three triples, while appearing in the World Series every year but one from 1947 though 1951.
Brown received a medical degree from Tulane University in 1950 and left the Yankees in the summer of 1952 for medical service in the Army during the Korean War.
“My unit landed at Incheon, Korea, on Oct. 1, 1952, the first day of the World Series,” he told Baseball Digest in 2003. “It was the worst day of my life. I’m trudging up a quay for a quarter of a mile with everything I owned on my back going into Korea, and my team is playing in the World Series. My wife had our first baby when I was flying over the Pacific.”
Brown became a battalion surgeon near the front lines and later served at an Army hospital in Tokyo.
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Good night.Man this is sad. Dude played in the NCAA tournament a few days ago and died in a car crash today
According to local authorities, a California Highway Patrol vehicle was struck from behind by the car Frayer was in as two officers were assisting a stranded vehicle on a highway near Lodi, California, around 2:30 a.m. on Tuesday. Frayer's vehicle hit a tree and became engulfed in flames. The officers were transported to a local hospital with "major injuries," according to the California Highway Patrol, but both are expected to survive.
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