Earl Weaver dies

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Earl Weaver, one of the winningest managers in the history of major-league baseball, died Friday 82 years old.

The Washington Post reported that in Weaver’s teams won 1,480 games, four American League championships and the 1970 World Series in his 17 years as chief helmsman of the Baltimore Orioles.

The teams announced that Weaver died on a cruise. The cause and other details of his death were not immediately known.

Weaver’s winning percentage as the Orioles’ manager was .583 — the ninth best of all time.

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