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01-17-2006, 12:57 PM

http://www.boston.com/news/globe/obituaries/articles/2006/01/17/paul_lindblad_relief_pitcher_played_in_world_serie s?mode=PF

ARLINGTON, Texas -- Paul Lindblad, a middle reliever who pitched in the World Series for the New York Yankees and Oakland Athletics, has died after a long bout with Alzheimer's disease.

Mr. Lindblad, who was diagnosed with Alzheimer's in 1993 and spent the last nine years in a nursing home, died on New Year's Day. He was 64.

The pitcher, known as ''Bladder," was 68-63 with 64 saves with a 3.29 ERA in 655 games for the Kansas City Athletics (1965-67), Oakland Athletics (1968-71 and 1973-76); Washington Senators (1971); Texas Rangers (1972 and 1977-78); and the Yankees (1978).

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01-17-2006, 01:08 PM
oops sorry for some reason it just moved on the AP wire today mods please merge or delete