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Belanger, Mark Henry

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Born: 1944 AD
Died: 1998 AD, at 54 years of age.

Nationality: American
Categories: Baseball Player

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1944 - Born on the 8th of June in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.

1962 - He was recruited by the Orioles as an amateur.

1965 - Made his debut with the club on 7th of August.

1967 - He took over as the Orioles' regular shortstop and held the position for over a decade.

1969 - He joined a select group of shortstop-second baseman combinations who each won Gold Gloves in the same season while playing together.

1981 - He was granted free agency, perhaps in response to his public criticism of manager Earl Weaver.

1982 - Signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers for the season, after which he retired.

         - Shortstop for Los Angeles Dodgers.

1990 - Belanger contracted lung cancer because of his habit of smoking cigarettes.

1999 - Died on the 6th of October in New York City.

 


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