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Johnny Podres

Johnny PodresAKA John Joseph Podres

Born: 30-Sep-1932
Birthplace: Witherbee, NY
Died: 13-Jan-2008
Location of death: Glens Falls, NY
Cause of death: Heart Failure [1]
Remains: Buried, Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Moriah, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Baseball

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: 1955 World Series MVP

[1] Kidney and heart ailments, possibly related to chain smoking.

Brother: Thomas
Brother: Walter
Wife: Joan Taylor (m. 12-Feb-1966, until his death, two sons)
Son: John, Jr.
Son: Joseph

    High School: Mineville High School, Moriah, NY (1950)

    World Series MVP 1955
    Sports Illustrated Sportsman of the Year 1955
    Risk Factors: Smoking

    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)

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