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Bob Buhl

Age: 72

hard-throwing right-hander who with Warren Spahn and Lew Burdette were pitching stars of the Milwaukee Braves' 1957 championship team; went 18-7 in 1957; pitched in two All-Star Games; led the league in shutouts (4) in 1959; pitched 15 seasons in the N.L., winning 166 and losing 132 with Milwaukee, Chicago and Philadelphia; earned a reputation for futility at the plate when he set a record for most at-bats in a season without a hit (0-for-70) in 1962; he finished his career with a .089 average in 857 career plate appearances. The cause of his death was not given.

Died: Titusville, Fla., Feb. 16

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