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National Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend in Cooperstown
National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Dick Williams (R) drives his golf cart with son Ricky past the sixth hole teebox during the annual golf tournament at the Leatherstocking Golf Course in Cooperstown, New York on July 26, 2008. Dick Williams will be formally inducted on July 27, 2008. (UPI Photo/Bill Greenblatt)
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Richard Hirschfeld Williams (May 7, 1929 – July 7, 2011) was a left fielder, third baseman, manager, coach and front office consultant in Major League Baseball. Known especially as a hard-driving, sharp-tongued manager from 1967–69 and 1971–88, he led teams to three American League pennants, one National League pennant, and two World Series triumphs. He is one of seven managers to win pennants in both major leagues, and joined Bill McKechnie in becoming only the second manager to lead three franchises to the Series. He and Lou Piniella are the only managers in history to lead four teams to seasons of 90 or more wins. Williams was inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame in 2008 following his election by the Veterans Committee.

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