Sal Bando, who won three World Series with the Oakland A’s, dies at 78

Sal Bando, who spent the remaining 5 seasons of a embellished enjoying profession with the Milwaukee Brewers after which held the position of common supervisor with the franchise for an additional eight seasons, died Friday at age 78 in Oconomowoc, Wisconsin.

A press release from his household stated Bando had been battling most cancers for 5 years.

The three-time World Series champion as a participant with the Oakland Athletics made 4 All-Star groups throughout his enjoying days with the A’s and signed a five-year contract price $1.5 million with the Brewers after the 1976 season, the first premier free- company additions in Brewers historical past.

Bando hit .254 with 242 homers and 1,039 RBI in 16 seasons with the Athletics and Brewers. He won three consecutive titles with the A’s from 1972-74.

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