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Stu Miller, pitcher who played for SF and NY Giants, dies at 87
Stu Miller, pitcher who played for SF and NY Giants, dies at 87

Stu Miller, the former San Francisco Giants pitcher who committed perhaps the most famous balk in All-Star game history during a windy baseball game at Candlestick Park in 1961, has died. He was 87. Miller died Sunday at his home in the Sacramento suburb of Cameron Park after a brief illness, the team said. The right-hander played 16 seasons in the majors for the Giants, St. Louis Cardinals, Philadelphia Phillies, Baltimore and Atlanta. He led the National League in earned-run average in 1958, had the most saves in the NL in 1961 and the American League in 1963 and won a World Series title with Baltimore in 1966. But he is most remembered for his All-Star game performance at windy...

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