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Mickey Mantle, Baseball Legend, Dies at 63

By Bart Barnes
Washington Post Staff Writer
August 14, 1995

Mickey Mantle, 63, the superstar slugging center fielder of the New York Yankees of the 1950s and 1960s whose baseball feats and golden good looks made him an American legend, died of liver cancer yesterday at Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas.

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Ripken Becomes a Legend With Grace

By Mark Maske
Washington Post Staff Writer

BALTIMORE, SEPT. 6 -- Now Cal Ripken stands alone. The Baltimore Orioles' nonstop shortstop became the greatest iron man in baseball history tonight.

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History Embraces Ripken in 2,131st Game

By Thomas Boswell
Washington Post Columnist

BALTIMORE, SEPT. 6 -- After 10 minutes, the cheers had not begun to subside. No matter how many curtain calls Cal Ripken took or how many fireworks exploded on the roof of Oriole Park at Camden Yards tonight, it was simply not enough.

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Atlanta at Last; Braves Win Series

By Mark Maske
Washington Post Staff Writer

ATLANTA, OCT. 28 -- The Atlanta Braves, baseball's winningest team in the 1990s, finally added the big prize to their lengthy list of accomplishments.

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Maddux Wins 4th Straight Cy Young

By Ronald Blum
The Associated Press

NEW YORK, NOV. 13 -- For Greg Maddux, winning the Cy Young Award -- even unanimously -- is just another part of his routine.

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