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John Milner

Age: 50

OF-1B who played on pennant-winning teams with the Mets in 1973 and the Pirates in 1979; led the Mets in HRs his first three full years in the majors; .306 average in 10 World Series games; retired after 1982 season; testified in two federal drug trials in 1985, admitting he purchased and used cocaine during the final four seasons of his career. He died of cancer.

Died: East Point, Ga., Jan. 4

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