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Dick Allen, 78, Dies; Baseball Slugger Withstood Bigotry

Dick Allen, 78, Dies; Baseball Slugger Withstood Bigotry

Dick Allen, 78, Dies; Baseball Slugger Withstood Bigotry Dick Allen, 78, Dies; Baseball Slugger Withstood Bigotry Dick Allen, who was among baseball’s leading sluggers of the 1960s and early ’70s, playing mostly with the Phillies and Chicago White Sox, but who found himself a target of Philadelphia fans in his early years with the club, an outgrowth of racial animosity, …

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