Frank Lary, former major-league pitcher from 1954 to 1965, recently died at age 87. Known for his propensity to defeat the New York Yankees, he played for the Detroit Tigers in 11 of his 12 seasons. He recorded double-digit wins in seven consecutive seasons, including a career-high 23 in 1961. Overall, his win-loss record was 128-116.
Frank’s brother, Al, pitched in the Chicago Cubs organization from 1951 to 1964, playing parts of two major-league seasons in 1954 and 1962.
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