Matty Alou died yesterday. I (Evander) best remember Alou’s prolific batting, along with the great Roberto Clemente and Manny Mota, for the incredible Pittsburgh Pirates of the era. I was forced to follow National League baseball in this period since the Yankees were putrid and the Mets were not much better.One of the greatest batters of the 1960s, and part of a trio of brothers that played in the major leagues (they collectively hold the all-time base-hits record for a family; this includes the three DiMaggio brothers),
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