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Former Tigers OF Gates Brown dies

Updated: September 27, 2013, 8:00 PM ET
Associated Press

DETROIT -- Gates Brown, an outfielder who played his entire 13-year major league career with the Detroit Tigers, has died. He was 74.

The team confirmed Brown's death Friday.

Brown, jailed for armed robbery in Ohio before starting his baseball career, played on Detroit's 1968 team that won the World Series, and was part of another title with the Tigers in 1984 as a batting coach.

Brown never played more than 125 games in a season, but he made a nice contribution during the title ...

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