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Former Major League Baseball outfielder Tito Francona, father of Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona, died on Tuesday at the age of 84.
The Indians announced the news on Twitter:
Cleveland Indians @Indians
It’s with a heavy heart that we announce the passing of former Tribe great John Patsy “Tito” Francona, father of our current manager Terry Francona. Our thoughts are with the entire Francona family during this time. https://t.co/www63kiltB
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