Former major-league catcher Gus Triandos passed away on March 28th, 2013 at age 82.
Triandos' career spanned 1953-65. He is probably best known as the Orioles' regular catcher from 1955-62 (although he played a lot at 1st base in '55 and '56).
After a year with the Tigers, Gus was traded to the Phillies before the 1964 season, along with pitcher Jim Bunning. He finished up with the Astros in 1965.
Obituary from the Baltimore Sun
A blog entry about Gus Triandos
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