Milestones, Mar. 13, 1972

Died. Paul Howard ("Dizzy") Trout, 56, Detroit Tigers pitching ace and scrambled-syntax raconteur; of cancer; in Chicago. A country boy from Sandcut, Ind., a town "what can be in two different places overnight if the wind blows hard enough," Trout became a Detroit hero during World War II. In 1944 he won 27 games and posted the lowest earned run average (2.12) in the major leagues. He pitched for several years more, then adapted his freewheeling delivery to a job as the Tigers' radio announcer.


Died. William H. Lawrence, 56, political reporter and national-affairs...

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