Ron Stillwell, Former Major Leaguer, Dies at 76

Ron Stillwell, who played briefly in the major leagues in 1961 and 1962, died at age 76 in January.  He had also been a co-captain of USC when they won the national baseball championship in 1961, and was promoted to the Washington Senators the same year.  Altogether, Ron played five seasons of professional baseball.

Ron’s son, Kurt, also played in the majors from 1986 to 1996, appearing in 998 career games for five different teams.  He was a National League All Star in 1998 with the Kansas City Royals.

Ron’s son, Rod, also played professional baseball for two seasons in 1989 and 1990 in the Kansas City Royals system.

Read more about Ron Stillwell at the link below from the Los Angeles Times:

http://www.latimes.com/sports/highschool/varsity-times/la-sp-vi-ron-stillwell-former-baseball-coach-and-usc-captain-dies-at-76-20160127-story.html

 

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