Dick Williams

The Hall of Fame manager, who won back-to-back World Series with the <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORSPT000021" title="Oakland Athletics" href="/topic/sports/baseball/oakland-athletics-ORSPT000021.topic">Oakland A's</a>, spent more than six decades in pro baseball, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers on the day he graduated from Pasadena High in 1947. As a manager he also won pennants with the Red Sox and Padres. He is shown with Mets Manager <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PESPT000565" title="Yogi Berra" href="/topic/sports/yogi-berra-PESPT000565.topic">Yogi Berra</a> in 1973. He was 82. <a href="http://www.latimes.com/news/obituaries/la-me-dick-williams-20110708,0,2292734.story"><span class="center_label">Full obituary</span></a>

( Associated Press / March 13, 2014 )

The Hall of Fame manager, who won back-to-back World Series with the Oakland A's, spent more than six decades in pro baseball, signing with the Brooklyn Dodgers on the day he graduated from Pasadena High in 1947. As a manager he also won pennants with the Red Sox and Padres. He is shown with Mets Manager Yogi Berra in 1973. He was 82. Full obituary

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