Yankees star Joe Pepitone dies at 82

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New York Daily News

Former Yankee and three-time All-Star Joe Pepitone has died at the age of 82, the team announced Monday. A cause of death was not disclosed. “The Yankees are deeply saddened by the passing of former Yankee Joe Pepitone, whose playful and charismatic personality and on-field contributions made him a favorite of generations of Yankees fans even beyond his years with the team in the 1960s,” the Yankees said in a statement. “As a native New Yorker, he embraced everything about being a Yankee during both his playing career — which included three All-Star appearances and three Gold Gloves — and in t…

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