Duke Snider, Dead at 84 Published by Toronto Mike on February 27, 2011 @ 16:34 in
Duke Snider was 84. He was a Hall of Fame outfielder who hit 407 home runs in an 18-year career that spanned the Dodgers' final years in Brooklyn and first years in Los Angeles.
Len Lesser, Dead at 88 Published by Toronto Mike on February 16, 2011 @ 23:07 in
Len Lesser was 88. He was best known for his recurring role as Uncle Leo on Seinfeld. I loved Uncle Leo.
Chuck Tanner, Dead at 82 Published by Toronto Mike on February 12, 2011 @ 11:59 in
Chuck Tanner was 82. He managed four teams from 1970 to 1988, posting an overall record of 1,352-1,381 over 19 seasons. He's best known for leading the “We Are Family” Pittsburgh Pirates in 1979 to one of the greatest comebacks in World Series history.
Maria Schneider, Dead at 58 Published by Toronto Mike on February 3, 2011 @ 22:50 in
Maria Schneider was 58. She was best known for her role opposite Marlon Brando in Last Tango in Paris.
Jack LaLanne, Dead at 96 Published by Toronto Mike on January 23, 2011 @ 23:02 in
Jack LaLanne was 96. He was a fitness, exercise, nutritional expert, and motivational speaker who had been called "the godfather of fitness".
I remember him best from his Power Juicer infomercials.
Roy Hartsfield, Dead at 85 Published by Toronto Mike on January 17, 2011 @ 23:28 in
Celebrity Deaths, Toronto Blue Jays
Roy Hartsfield was 85. He was the first manager of our Toronto Blue Jays, compiling a record of 166-318 (.343) in 484 games.
John Dye, Dead at 47 Published by Toronto Mike on January 11, 2011 @ 20:52 in
John Dye was 47. He's best known for playing Andrew on the television series "Touched by an Angel."
Gerry Rafferty, Dead at 63 Published by Toronto Mike on January 4, 2011 @ 17:16 in
Gerry Rafferty was 63. He was the singer best known for hit tracks Stuck in the Middle With You and Baker Street.
Anne Francis, Dead at 80 Published by Toronto Mike on January 3, 2011 @ 15:36 in
Anne Francis was 80. She was the love interest in the 1950s science-fiction classic "Forbidden Planet" and later was a sexy private eye in "Honey West" on TV.
Pete Postlethwaite, Dead at 64 Published by Toronto Mike on January 3, 2011 @ 09:39 in
Pete Postlethwaite was 64. He was the Oscar-nominated actor who starred in "Inception" and "The Usual Suspects."