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Former pitcher Billy O'Dell, Orioles' first bonus baby and MVP of 1958 All-Star Game, is dead at 85

Those who knew Billy O’Dell called him “Digger,” after Digger O’Dell, a character on the 1940s radio show “The Life of Riley.” But his son believes the nickname really served his father, a savvy left-hander who pitched for the Orioles. “He was determined, a fighter all his life,” Steve O’Dell said….
Source: Sun

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