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Ed Bressoud: MBA All-Star, Former NY Giants and Mets player dead at 91

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Born on May 2, 1932, Edward Francis Bressoud was a former shortstop in Major League Baseball who played for the New York/San Francisco Giants (1956–1961), Boston Red Sox (1962–1955), New York Mets (1966), and St. Louis Cardinals (1967) between 1956 and 1967. Standing at 6 feet 1 inch (1.85 m) in height, he weighed 175 pounds (79 kg), batted right-handedly, and threw right-handedly.

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The New York Giants acquired Bressoud in 1950. Except for his duty in the US Marine Corps from January 1953 to January 1955 during the Korean War, he played baseball in the Minor Leagues until the 1955 campaign. He coached minor league teams and served as a scout for the California Angels after his playing career was over. He worked as a teacher and coach.

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Ed Bressoud: MBA All-Star, Former NY Giants and Mets player dead at 91

According to the Times-Herald Record, Bressoud passed away from cerebellar ataxia, which is the inability to coordinate muscular movement brought on by a condition or injury to the cerebellum.

He began his career at the Polo Grounds and moved to the West when the team relocated to San Francisco after the 1957 season while playing for the Giants from 1956 to 1961.

 

 

 

 





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