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Sam Plumeri

Age: 84

former Trenton, N.J. city official who in 1994 brought minor-league baseball back to the New Jersey capital for the first time in 45 years; helped oversee the move of the London Tigers from Ontario to Trenton in 1994; the Trenton Thunder, then a double-A affiliate of the Detroit Tigers, shifted to the Boston Red Sox a year later and became the first team in Eastern League history to draw more than 400,000 fans in a season; died while undergoing tests at Graduate Hospital

Died: Philadelphia, Sept. 9, 1998

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