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Former AU baseball coach Paul Nix passes away

By: AP
By: AP

AUBURN, Ala. (AP) - Former Auburn baseball coach Paul Nix has
passed away. Nix was 76 when he died Monday.

He was Auburn's longest tenured baseball coach, leading the
program from 1963-84. Nix led the Tigers to 515 wins, a pair of
College World Series berths and three Southeastern Conference
championships.

He was named the SEC Coach of the Year five times.

Nix also spent six seasons as head coach at Troy State, where he
played baseball and football.

The Tigers finished third in the World Series in 1967 and seventh nine years later.


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