Ron Fairly dies at 81. Dodgers/Expos player spent 21 years in majors.

Yankee Stadium Frieze

Ron Fairly, a 2x All-Star (Expos) and 3x WS Champ (Dodgers) died Wednesday at the age of 81.

Fairly played with the Dodgers (1958-1969), being part of WS Champs in 1959, 1963 and 1965 as well as the 1966 NL Champs.

He was with the Expos 1969-1974, Cardinals 1975-1976, A’s 1976, Blue Jays 1977 and Angels 1978. His career spanned 21 seasons.

Primarily a 1B, he also played all three OF positions.

He hit .266 with 215 HR in his career, OPS+ 117. His 162 g. average was .266-14-69.

In 20 WS games, he hit .300 with 2 HR and 6 RBI. In the 1965 WS he went 11 for 29 (.379) with 3 doubles, 2 HR and 6 RBI vs. the Twins.

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