Sal Bando, a key member of the Oakland A’s who won three consecutive World Series titles in the 1970s and a great third baseman, has died at the age of 78. According to the family, Bando passed away on Friday, January 20 after “losing a battle with cancer that began over five years ago.”
On Saturday, The A’s released a statement. The club has won the World Series for three consecutive years. – Once again, my deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans. From his point of view.
The Milwaukee Brewers, where Bando spent the final part of his playing career and later served as general manager, also released a statement regarding his death. Schlesinger. “Sal is proud to have influenced the organization as a player and leader over the years. When he joined the team in 1977, the first great era of Brewers baseball began. A native of the working-class Cleveland suburbs, Bando was selected in the sixth round by the Arizona State A team in the 1965 MLB Draft. Shortly thereafter, he became a popular member of the A team.