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Earl Weaver

Dead at 82

1/19/2013 4:10 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF
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0119-earl-weaver-gettyEarl Weaver, the Hall of Fame manager of the Baltimore Orioles, passed away early this morning of an apparent heart attack. He was 82. 

Weaver, according to reports, was aboard an Orioles fantasy cruise in the Caribbean when he collapsed in his room at around 2:00 AM. Doctors were unable to revive him.

As manager of the O's from 1968-1986, Weaver won six division titles, four American League pennants, five 100-win and one World Series championship. His nickname was "The Earl of Baltimore."

Weaver was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1996.

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Me Too    

RIP Earl. You were a great baseball guy...didn't take any crap...funny as all hell. Thank you for your dedication.

587 days ago
2.

stu    

Y not leave the jox stories to Sports Illustrated.

587 days ago
3.

JP    

Good night funnyman.

587 days ago
4.

anon.    

RIP

587 days ago
5.

spectator72    

Mr. Weaver was one of a kind .A very good guy he will be missed .

587 days ago
6.

Toilethead    

What a bummer. He and Ron Luciano are together again for eternity.

587 days ago
7.

Bill Leslie    

I hope the death certificate reads "Death by Anger" and he went out cursing and kicking dirt on the Grim Reaper.

587 days ago
8.

Toilethead    


Sniff. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kl-4FSRYagc

587 days ago
9.

dude    

Thirty MIle Zone? more like ESPN Zone.
Have you given up?

587 days ago
10.

Ivan in Phoenix    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWQbN0jFo_k

Classic Earl Weaver interview. Extreme language alert!

587 days ago
11.

Dave    

This man made an art of the dirt kick, and was one of the most elegant cursers ive ever heard.

RIP

587 days ago
12.

Twiz    

RIP to one of the best in baseball.

587 days ago
13.

EasilyHard    

Who?

587 days ago
14.

verlinda    

R.I.P. Earl

587 days ago
15.

James R. - Los Angeles    

I don't memba him.

587 days ago
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