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Tommy Holmes, 91. Major League Pitcher, but first he lead Brooklyn Tech to a City Championship!


Tommy Holmes died earlier this week at the age of 91. In 1935 he was quite responsible for leading the Brooklyn Technical High School baseball team to the City Championships. During his time at Tech, he also pitched a no-hitter.


Yes, he would become well known as the Milwaukee Braves pitcher, and in the 1951-52 seasons their manager. He ended his career with the Brooklyn Dodgers. From 1973 to 2002 he was a community relations member for the New York Mets.



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