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Conrado Marrero, Oldest Living Ex-MLB Player, Dies At 102

HAVANA, Cuba (AP) – Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday. 204 more words

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Conrado Marrero, the world’s oldest ex-Major Leaguer, turns 102 in Cuba

There weren’t nearly enough birthday candles on hand to do justice to Conrado Marrero, the world’s oldest living former Major League Baseball player. So the Cuban hurler had to make do with just one atop the cake Thursday as he celebrated his 102nd birthday at his modest Havana apartment, surrounded by family and friends with an unlit Cuban cigar in his mouth and a baseball cap on his head—as the Associated Press reports. 824 more words

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NRA Gives Lager an A+ Rating

SAVANNAH, Mo. — Today Brad Lager, Republican candidate for Lt. Governor, received a letter from the National Rifle Association announcing that he had received their highest rating for his tireless work on behalf of 2nd Amendment rights. 40 more words

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Oldest living ex-MLB player turns 101

Cuban Conrado Marrero still loves to talk baseball—as he did with Paul Haven of the Associated Press.

Conrado Marrero can still remember the crisp feeling of slipping on his Washington Senators uniform, and the surge of adrenaline he got staring down Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and other major league batters. 307 more words

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Oldest living ex-major leaguer turns 101

The oldest living ex-major leaguer is a Cuban by the name of Conrado Marrero.

Marrero, a 5-foot-5 pitcher who played for the Washington Senators from 1950-54… 184 more words

Oldest Former Major Leaguer Turns 101 in Cuba

HAVANA (AP) — Conrado Marrero can still remember the crisp feeling of slipping on his Washington Senators uniform, and the surge of adrenaline he got staring down Mickey Mantle, Ted Williams and other major league batters. 1,116 more words

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Going to bat for the Slow-Ball Señor

Tom Hawthorn goes on the trail of Conrado Marrero, major league’s oldest living baseball player, as he turns 100.

On the first day of his second century, Conrado Marrero indulged his passion for Cuban tobacco. 811 more words

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