CLEVELAND -- Mel Harder, who won 223 games during a 20-year
career with the Cleveland Indians and pitched against such greats
as Babe Ruth and Joe DiMaggio, died Oct. 20. He was 93.
Harder died at his home in Chardon, about 25 miles east of
Cleveland, at 3:30 a.m., according to his grandson, Dan Itschner.
Harder, who held DiMaggio hitless the day before the New York
Yankees' star started his 56-game hitting streak in 1941, was in
failing health the past few years, and was hospitalized ...Read full story
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