Moderately Interesting Morning Fact Aug. 2, 2012: Good Man Down Edition

On this day in 1979, Thurman Munson, the great New Yankees’ catcher, died while practicing landing his Cessna Citation at Akron-Canton Airport. He was 32. He was also a better catcher than the over-hyped Johnny Bench. He should be in the Hall of Fame, but sports writers are jerks.

 

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