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Chuck Tanner, former Pirates manager, dies



Originally Published: 09:27 a.m., February 12, 2011 and  Updated 10:24 a.m., February 12, 2011

Associated Press

PITTSBURGH

Former Pirates manager Chuck Tanner has died. He was 82.

Tanner, who hailed from New Castle, was with the team from 1977 to 1985. During his tenure, he led the Bucs to the 1979 World Series. Tanner also held management positions with the Chicago White Sox, Atlanta Braves and Oakland A’s.

During his eight-season career as a player, he played with the Chicago Cubs, Los Angeles Angels, Braves and Indians.


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1Jake(112 comments)posted 3 years, 7 months ago

Another piece of my youth passes away. Thanks for the WS, Mr. Tanner. The Pirates may never see another one.

RIP

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