Posts Tagged Obituaries

Helen Eustis, award-winning mystery writer, dead at 98

NEW YORK (AP) — Helen Eustis, an Edgar Award-winning mystery writer who later translated works by Georges Simenon and other European authors, has died. She was 98.

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Former British Open winner Kel Nagle dies at 94

SYDNEY (AP) — Kel Nagle, a former British Open winner, U.S. Open runner-up and a member of the World Golf Hall of Fame, has died. He was 94.

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Chicago Cubs’ Ernie Banks statue moved downtown for tribute

CORRECTS SPELLING OF LAST NAME TO BANKS, NOT BACKS - The statue of Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer Ernie Banks was placed next to the Picasso statue in Daley Plaza, as baseball fans get their first chance to pay their respects, Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2015, in Chicago. The city and the Cubs took the unprecedented step of taking the statue out of storage, where it was being held while the ballpark is renovated, and put it on public display away from its usual home at Wrigley Field. Banks died on Friday, Jan. 23, 2015. He was 83.(AP Photo/M. Spencer Green)

CHICAGO (AP) — Ernie Banks fans got their first chance to pay their respects to the most famous and beloved Chicago Cub who ever played after the statue of the Hall of Famer was placed in a downtown plaza Wednesday.

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Chicago mayor places wreath Cubs great Ernie Banks’ statue

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel has joined those who have come to downtown’s Daley Plaza to pay their respects to Cubs legend Ernie Banks.

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Red Sox All-Star pitcher Bill Monbouquette dies at 78

NY SPORTS DESK WORKING ON OBIT/SIKES In this Jan. 31, 1964 file photo, former Boston Red Sox pitcher Bill Monbouquette poses for a photo at the annual Boston Baseball Writers of America awards dinner in Boston. The Red Sox announced that Monbouquette died Sunday Jan. 25, 2015 in Boston from complications from leukemia. The 20-game winner, and four-time All-Star who threw a no-hitter and who spent more than 50 years in professional baseball was 78. (AP Photo, File)

BOSTON (AP) — Bill Monbouquette, an All-Star pitcher who threw a no-hitter and had a 20-win season for his hometown Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 78.

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