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Don Newcombe, one of the greatest pitchers in Dodger history, passes away at age 92

Posted: 11:07 AM, Feb 19, 2019
Updated: 2019-02-19 14:07:52-05
Don Newcombe

Don Newcombe, one of the greatest pitchers in Dodger history, has passed away at the age of 92.

The Dodgers released a statement this morning announcing Newcombe's passing. Newcombe "reached the pinnacle of his career" in 1956 after winning both the Cy Young Award and NL Most Valuable Player awards as a Dodger, the Dodgers tweeted this morning.

Newcombe passed away at the age of 92 after "a lengthy illness."