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Aurelio Rodriguez

Age: 52

sure-handed third baseman who played most of his 17-year career with the Detroit Tigers and won a Gold Glove in 1976; played on seven major league teams, beginning with the Angels in 1967; hit .417 in only World Series appearance with Yankees in 1981; played in Mexican league until 1987; Cleveland Indians' minor league coach in 1988; was current Arizona Diamondbacks Rookie League hitting instructor; of injuries sustained when he was struck by a car

Died: Detroit, Sept. 23

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