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Tue, 1973-03-27

The Atlanta Braves release former 30-game winner Denny McLain, ending his career at the age of 28. In 1972, the Braves had acquired McLain from the Oakland A’s in a straight-up swap for first baseman Orlando Cepeda. McLain won the American League’s Cy Young Award in 1968 and 1969.

 

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