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Matt Keough

Matt Keough (1955–2020), former Oakland A’s pitcher

by Kirk Fox

Matt Keough was a pitcher for the Oakland A’s who won the American League Comeback Player of the Year award in 1980.  

  • Died: Friday, May 1, 2020 (Who else died on May 1?) 
  • Details of Death: Died at the age of 64, cause unknown.   
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Major League Career 

Keough was elected to the All-Star team as a pitcher during his rookie season with the Oakland A’s.  After a downturn, he went 16-13 for the A’s in 1980, earning him Comeback of the Year honors in the American League. He left the A’s after the 1983 season and played for various teams. He later joined the A’s front office. Keough appeared often on the reality series “Real Housewives of Orange County” as his ex-wife Jeana was a regular cast member. 

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Full Obituary: Daily News


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