Former Austin High and MLB Star passes away

Don Baylor (1967) died Monday morning in Austin at age 68. The first African-American baseball and football player at Austin High, Baylor was drafted out of high school by the Baltimore Orioles. His stellar baseball career included a World Series ring with the 1987 Minnesota Twins, an All-Star appearance, an AL MVP award, three Silver Slugger awards and the Roberto Clemente Award. Following his outstanding playing career he managed the Colorado Rockies and was the NL Manager of the Year in 1995. He was inducted into the California Angels Hall of Fame.

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