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Thu, 1974-07-11

On July 11, 1974, the San Diego Padres release Matty Alou, ending the career of the lifetime .307 hitter. Earlier in the season, the Milwaukee Brewers had released Matty’s older brother, Felipe, also ending his career.

 

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