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Written by The Staff   
Tuesday, 02 January 2007 08:58

George Sisler Jr., a former president of the International League and executive of three minor league baseball teams, has died. He was 89.

Sisler Jr. was the son of George Sisler, the Hall of Famer.

As the AP reports :

Sisler was general manager of the Columbus Red Birds, Rochester Red Wings and Columbus Clippers. He was president of the International League from 1966-76 and served as vice president after he retired from the Clippers in 1989.

While with the Clippers, the team won league championships in 1979, 1980, 1981 and 1987 and Western Division titles in 1979, 1980, 1981, 1983 and 1984. He was a four-time winner of the IL Executive of the Year.

 
 
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