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Milt Pappas

American baseball player

Milton Steven "Milt" Pappas (May 11, 1939 – April 19, 2016) was an American professional baseball pitcher. Pappas, nicknamed "Gimpy", pitched for the Baltimore Orioles (1957–1965), Cincinnati Reds (1966–1968), Atlanta Braves (1968–1970) and Chicago Cubs (1970–1973). Pappas was born to Greek parents in Detroit, Michigan, and his birth name was Miltiades Stergios Papastergios.

Pappas pitched in 520 games, starting 465, with 209 wins, 164 losses, 43 shutouts, 1,728 strikeouts and a 3.40 ERA in 3,186 innings pitched.[1]

Pappas died of natural causes on April 19, 2016 in Beecher, Illinois, aged 76.[2][3]

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  1. "Milt Pappas". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved January 6, 2015.
  2. Milt Pappas dies at 76; was part of Frank Robinson-to-O's deal
  3. Former Cub Milt Pappas dies at age 76