Milestones, Mar. 27, 1972

Died. Harold J. ("Pie") Traynor, 72, former star third baseman and manager of the Pittsburgh Pirates; of emphysema; in Pittsburgh. Traynor joined the Pirates in 1920, and for the next 17 years his powerful hitting was matched only by his deft fielding at third base. He had a lifetime batting average of .320, drove in more runs than any other Pirate in history (1,273), and in 1948 was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame. In 1969 U.S. sportswriters voted him the best third baseman in baseball history.


Died. Jane Grant, 79, early Women's Liberationist and co-founder of The New Yorker magazine; of...

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