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Willie Davis found dead

A tip of the Cheap Seats cap to longtime Dodgers outfielder Willie Davis -- who briefly played for the Cardinals in 1975. He passed away today.

Davis played from 1960-1976 and the was out of the majors for two years before a brief comeback with the Angels in 1979.

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Acquired in trade from the Rangers, Davis hit .291 in 98 games with St. Louis. At the age of 35, he stole 10 bases and was caught once.

Davis played in three World Series with the Dodgers in 1963, 65 and 66 and led the National League in triples in 1962 and 1970. A two-time All-Star, Davis also won a pair of Gold Gloves as the Dodgers centerfielder.