Former major league manager Johnny Keane dies from a heart attack at the age of 55

Jan 6, 1967 | Death

On January 6, 1967, former major league manager Johnny Keane dies from a heart attack at the age of 55. Keane guided the St. Louis Cardinals to the World Championship in 1964, but left to become the manager of the New York Yankees, whom the Cardinals had beaten in the World Series. After an unsuccessful stint in the Bronx, Keane became a scout with the California Angels.

 

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