Max Patkin

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Max Patkin

Date of birth
Jan 10, 1920

Date of death
Oct 30, 1999 (age 79)

Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA

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Max Patkin (January 10 1920 - October 30 1999) was an American baseball player and clown, best known as the Clown Prince of Baseball. Patkin was the third officially crowned Clown Prince of Baseball, after Al Schacht and Jackie Price, though that sobriquet has also been applied to St. Louis Browns third baseman Arlie Latham among others. Patkin performed for 51 years as a baseball clown...
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Hunter Pence and five other players who might become Phillies: A fan's take (Yahoo! Contributor Network)
Philadelphia Phillies GM Ruben Amaro, Jr., has a habit of acquiring players before deadline day. Cliff Lee was originally acquired from the Cleveland Indians on July 29, 2009. Roy Oswalt was acquired from the Houston Astros on the same calendar date one year...
Yahoo! Sports, Jul 25, 2011
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STRANDED AT FIRST BASE
About 40 percent of the players in Major League Baseball are black, Hispanic or Asian, and the sport is seen as a leading example of diversity, yet a curious disparity has emerged in a corner of the game. Among baseball's 30 teams, only 23 percent of the...
The New York Times, Aug 12, 2010
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FILE-Max Patkin, strikes a pose in this undated photo. Patkin, known as the Clown Prince of Baseball for his goofy antics in an oversized uniform at minor league games, died Saturday Oct. 30, 1999. He was 79.(AP Photo)
by mlsekeres Mar 29, 2010
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"The Clown Prince of Baseball"
by mlsekeres Mar 04, 2010
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