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Former Dodgers Player Willie Davis Found Dead

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Known as one of the fastest baseball players during his era, Willie Davis was a Dodgers legend. Today the 69-year-old was found at dead in his Burbank home when a neighbor who usually brought him food came over. It is believed he died of natural causes. The Roosevelt High School graduated joined the team in 1960, staying with them for 13 years. R.I.P., Willie Davis.