Milo Candini

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Pitcher Milo Candini signed with the New York Yankees as a high schooler and played several years in their farm system before being traded to the Washington Senators in 1943. He made his big league debut that season and remained with the club through 1949 with the exception of 1945, when he served in the Army during World War II from March 1945 to February 1946.

Candini was traded to the Philadelphia Phillies after the 1949 season and played with the team for two seasons. He returned to the minors in 1952, pitching in the Pacific Coast League until his retirement in 195].

After his baseball career ended, Candini owned a liquor store in his hometown. He died of prostate cancer in 1998 at age 80.

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