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Cause of death: lengthy illness following an accident.
Full name: Edwin Lee Mathews
Noted For: baseball player; third baseman, Boston Braves (1952), Milwaukee Braves (1953-65), Atlanta Braves (1966), 2 other teams (1967-68). Manager, Atlanta Braves (1972-74). Hit 512 career home runs, hit 30 or more HR's in 9 consecutive seasons. Inducted into the MLB Hall of Fame (1978).