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King Was One Of Minors’ Unheralded Innovators

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When most people involved in minor league baseball heard about the death of Dick King—if they heard about it at all—they probably weren't sure exactly who Dick King was. Yet he was as important as anyone among the handful of people who helped keep the minor leagues going in the 1950s and the couple of decades after that, paving the way for the rebirth that began in the late 1970s and continues even today.

Minors | #2007#Column

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Which team has the best young outfielders? What happened to Yusmeiro Petit and Grant Psomas after the Carlos Delgado trade? What position player can the Orioles get with the No. 5 pick in the 2007 draft?

Minors | #2007#Ask BA