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People in the world of sports inspire us in their pursuit of excellence. The death of an athlete or coach can conjure memories of their past accomplishments and create a collective sense of loss and nostalgia. This memorial site was created to honor and remember athletes, coaches and managers from a wide variety of sports, as well as the journalists and broadcasters who have celebrated their achievements.
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5/5/1917 - 5/30/2015

Remembering the life, death and sports legacy of Lennie Merullo

CHICAGO (AP) — Lennie Merullo, the oldest former member of the Chicago Cubs and the last living person to play for them in the World Series, died Saturday. He was 98. Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said in a statement that Merullo died earlier in the day. The team didn't include details of Merullo's death. Merullo was a major league shortstop from 1941-47, all with the Cubs. He hit .240 with six home runs and 152 RBIs. Merullo played three games in the 1945 World Series and went 0 for...
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