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Ralph Houk, who man­aged the New York Yan­kees to World Se­ries ti­tles in 1961 and ’62, died Wed­nes­day in Win­ter Haven, Fla. He was 90. Houk man­aged 3,157 games and won 1,619 over 20 sea­sons with the Yan­kees, Detroit Tigers and Bos­ton Red Sox.

Mil­wau­kee Brew­ers Hall of Fame ra­dio broad­caster Bob Uecker will be back be­hind the mi­cro­phone Fri­day, just three months af­ter heart surgery. The 75-year-old broad­caster un­der­went surgery April 30. He is in his 40th sea­son broad­cast­ing Brew­ers games.

Clint Har­tung, a pitcher and out­fielder with the New York Giants who was on third base when the Giants’ Bobby Thom­son hit a home run off Brook­lyn’s Ralph Branca in the third game of a 1951 play­off to win the Na­tional League pen­nant, died July 8 in Sin­ton. He was 87.

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