Kidney and heart ailments, possibly related to chain smoking.
Wife: Joan Taylor (m. 12-Feb-1966, until his death, two sons)
Son: John, Jr.
High School: Mineville High School, Moriah, NY (1950)
World Series MVP 1955
Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 1955
Risk Factors: Smoking
SPORTS FRANCHISE HISTORY
Philadelphia Phillies Pitching Coach (1991-96)
Minnesota Twins Pitching Coach (1981-85)
Boston Red Sox Pitching Coach (1980)
San Diego Padres (1969)
Detroit Tigers (1966-67)
Los Angeles Dodgers (1958-66)
Brooklyn Dodgers (1953-67)