Dick McAuliffe, from 1968 champion Detroit Tigers, dies at 76: Dick McAuliffe, an infielder for the 1968 World Series champion Detroit Tigers, died on Friday. He was 76. The Tigers confirmed McAuliffe’s passing and held a moment of silence before Monday’s game for him and former first-round pick John Young. A three-time All-Star, McAuliffe was known for his unique batting stance and 1968 fight with Tommy John.
Hat tip to Jeff Meyerson.