Ted Savage, a journeyman outfielder for several teams in the 1960s, passed away on January 15, 2023 at age 85.
Savage started 82 games as a rookie with the Phillies in 1962, sharing left field with Wes Covington. That was the high point of his career in terms of regular playing time.
He also played for the Pirates, Cardinals, Cubs, Dodgers, Reds, Brewers, and Royals, wrapping up his MLB career in 1971. He then played 2 seasons in Mexico before retiring.
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