Dick Drago, who pitched for the Crimson Sox within the Nineteen Seventies, died Thursday at age 78.
Drago, who spent 5 years with the membership from 1974-1975 and 1978-1980, compiled a 30-29 file and three.55 ERA over 206 video games with Boston. He registered 9 full video games, 41 saves, and struck out 305 batters.
The Crimson Sox expressed their condolences Saturday afternoon, referring to him as “a staple” of the employees and a “beloved teammate.”
Drago, also called “The Dragon,” registered the ultimate out of the 1975 American League Championship Collection to assist the Crimson Sox clinch the pennant.
The Kansas Metropolis Royals additionally shared their sorrow for Drago, who was a member of the franchise’s inaugural staff in 1969.
In 1976, Drago surrendered the ultimate dwelling run of Hank Aaron’s profession, No. 755, in entrance of a crowd of greater than 10,000.
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