CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
March 6, 2012 |
Don Mincher, a 13-year veteran of the major leagues who played with the 1972 World Series champion Oakland Athletics and had stints with the Angels, Minnesota Twins, Texas Rangers, Seattle Pilots and Washington Senators, died Sunday at his home in Huntsville, Ala., after a long illness. He was 73. Mincher later served as general manager, broadcaster and owner of the Class AA Huntsville Stars, a Southern League franchise, and was president of the Southern League from 2000 until retiring last October.