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Maye successfully juggled playing, singing careers

Lee Maye, who played in the Milwaukee Braves outfield with Hank Aaron in the 1960s, has died at 67.

Updated: July 31, 2002, 9:19 AM ET
Associated Press

RIVERSIDE, Calif. -- Lee Maye, who played in the Milwaukee Braves outfield with Hank Aaron in the 1960s while enjoying a career as a professional singer, has died at 67.

Maye died July 17 of pancreatic cancer at Riverside Community Hospital, his wife, Patricia, said.

Maye began his 13-year major league career in 1959 and played with the Braves from 1959-65. He later played for the Houston Astros, Cleveland Indians, Washington Senators and Chicago White Sox before retiring in 1971.

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