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Born On June 17th

Willard Nixon

Willard was born June 17th, 1928 in Taylorsville, GA. He died December 10th, 2000 in Rome, GA. His career spanned 9 seasons (1950 - 1958), playing for: Boston Red Sox.
Others born on June 17th: Dernell Stenson, Ed Hilley, Ben Shields, Phil Tomney, Ed Mincher [more...]


Featured Champions: 1973 Oakland Athletics

Won the 1973 World Series over the New York Mets, 4-3.
Team Leaders:
Wins: Ken Holtzman (21-13)
Hits: Sal Bando (170)
Home Runs: Reggie Jackson (32)
Stolen Bases: Bill North (53)