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  • Tracy Stallard, 80 (1937 - 2017)

    Tracy Stallard

    Tracy Stallard, the pitcher who gave up Roger Maris' record 61st home run in 1961, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 80. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Kevin Robinson, 45 (2017)

    Kevin Robinson

    Kevin "K-Rob" Robinson, a former professional BMX rider who set a world record for the longest power-assisted bicycle backflip, has died, according to the Associated Press. He was 45. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Simeon Booker, 99 (1918 - 2017)

    Simeon Booker

    Simeon Booker, a trail-blazing African-American journalist and the first full-time black reporter at The Washington Post, died Sunday at the age of 99, according to the Associated Press. For full coverage and obituary from Legacy.com, click here.

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  • Dr. James Jude, 87 (1928 - 2015)

    Dr. James Jude

    The Associated PressMIAMI (AP) — Dr. James Jude, one of the experts credited with pioneering life-saving cardiopulmonary resuscitation, has died. He was 87.Peter Jude says his father died early Tuesday in Coral Gables after an extended illness. Jude says his father always wanted to help people, noting CPR has saved countless lives.In the late 1950s, the doctor and two electrical engineers,...

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  • Red Lane, 76 (1939 - 2015)

    Red Lane

    Red Lane, a country music songwriter who wrote the Tammy Wynette hit "'Til I Get It Right," has died of cancer, according to multiple news sources. He was 76. Lane, who was inducted into the Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame in 1993, wrote songs for many of country's biggest stars.

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