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Honour Roll: Longtime Expos GM And Manager Jim Fanning Dies At 87

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 27 / 15

Former Expos GM and manager JIM FANNING , who "spent over 60 years in a variety of roles in professional baseball," died Saturday at the age of 87, according to the CP. Fanning most recently had "worked as an ambassador" for the Blue Jays. He was named the Expos' first GM in '68 and "spent 25 years...

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