On This Date 5/13/1965

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Dick Wantz dies at the age of 25, a month after making his debut with the California Angels. In his one inning of work, Wantz allowed two runs in one inning against the Cleveland Indians. A week later, Dick Wantz experienced severe headaches, and it was discovered that he had a malignant brain tumor. Returning to California, Wentz underwent surgery, but would not recover.

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