Sunday, November 13, 2011

Strincevich, 3rd oldest major league player, dies at 96

Nick Strincevich
While our country was celebrating the merits of our military veterans this Friday, the baseball family was mourning the loss of World War II era pitcher Nick Strincevich. He passed away November 11th in Valparaiso, Ind. At 96, he was the third oldest living major leaguer at the time of his death.

Click here to read about how he pitched to Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig, as well as became a favorite of Casey Stengel.


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