He had a .288 lifetime average and helped the Red Sox to the 1946 World Series. “Bobby Doerr was part of an era of baseball giants and still stood out as one himself,” Red Sox owner John Henry said in the statement. He will be missed.”Doerr died Monday in Junction City, Ore., the Red Sox said Tuesday in a statement. The Red Sox said Doerr had been the oldest living major league player. The Red Sox honoured Doerr with a 2004 World Series ring after breaking their 86-year championship drought.
Source: thestar November 14, 2017 23:26 UTC