On this date in 2013, George Witt passed away at age 79.
"Baseball wasn't something I enjoyed, I though I had to do it because I could excel in it. I hardly ever talk about baseball now. Even when I go back to Pittsburgh for the old-timers game, I don't enjoy that. I don't want to go back 30 years. That's a bad trip." (1987)
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