Former White Sox coach Jackie Brown dies at 73

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Former major-league pitcher and White Sox pitching coach Jackie Brown diedSundayin Oklahoma following a long illness. He was 73.

Brownwas the Sox pitching coach from 1992-95. In 1993 the Sox won the American League WestDivision title and advanced to the ALCS. Right-handerJack McDowell earned the AL Cy Young Award that year andfinished second in the 1992 Cy Youngvoting.He was also a pitching coach for the Rangers in 1979-82 and Devil Rays in 2002.

Brown, known as the “Oklahoma Curveballer” during his playing days, pitchedin 214 games (105 starts) over eight major-league seasons with Washington/Texas (1970-71, ’73-75), Cleveland (1975-76) and Montreal (1977), going 47-53 with a 4.18 ERA.

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