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Former Brewers manager and Braves star Del Crandall dies at age 91

Former Milwaukee Brewers manager Del Crandall, who was an 11-time All-Star and key figure on the Milwaukee Braves teams of the 1950s, died Wednesday at age 91.

Crandall's two-pronged Milwaukee career included eight All-Star appearances as a Milwaukee Brave, four Gold Gloves at catcher and a key role on the 1957 World Series champion.

For Brewers fans, he's the manager who took a chance on an 18-year-old shortstop named Robin Yount in 1974, naming him the starter and kicking off a 20-year Hall of Fame career.

Crandall knew a thing or two about starting a Major League Baseball career as a teenager.