Sal Bando dead: Former Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman loses five-year cancer battle at 78

Former Oakland Athletics All-Star third baseman ‘Captain’ Sal Bando dies aged 78 after five-year cancer battle

Sal Bando, the captain of three straight Oakland Athletics world championships clubs during the 1970s, died Friday night in Wisconsin at 78 due to cancer, the A’s and Milwaukee Brewers both announced on Saturday.

The four-time All-Star third baseman was the leader of the Athletics, who were World Series champs from 1972-74. He played 11 seasons with the franchise from 1966-76 — the first two in Kansas City — before finishing his…

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