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Don Sutton Braves announcer and Hall of Fame pitcher dies at 75

Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher and Braves announcer
Don Sutton, Hall of Fame pitcher and Braves announcer(Source: AP)
Published: Jan. 19, 2021 at 5:07 PM CST
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The baseball world is mourning the loss of Hall of Fame pitcher and announcer Don Sutton.

Daron Sutton said his father died in his sleep Monday night at the age of 75.

Sutton was born in Clio, Ala. in Barbour County.

Sutton pitched for the Dodgers, Astros, Brewers, Athletics and Angels during his career from 1966 until 1988. He won a total of 324 games, including 58 shutouts.

Following his retirement, Sutton became a Braves broadcaster and called games almost every year until 2018.

Sutton was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1998. The Braves inducted him as a broadcaster into their Hall of Fame in 2015.

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