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Former Cardinals' minor league hitting coach dead at 59

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(KMOV)-- Former St. Louis Cardinals minor league hitting coach and instructor Mitchell Page has died.

Page, 59, died Saturday. The cause of death is unknown.

Page served as the Cardinals’ minor league hitting coach from 2001-2004 and an instructor from 1999-2000. He worked as the hitting coach for the Cardinals’ Triple-A Memphis affiliate in 1998.

Most recently, Page worked as the minor league hitting coach for the Cardinals during Spring Training in 2010.

Page worked in the major leagues for eight years for Oakland and Pittsburgh.

He was American League Rookie of the Year in 1977.

 

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