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His fastball is gone, but his quips still have zip

By Robert Carroll
Globe Correspondent / July 25, 2004

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One in a series of occasional articles about former prominent athletes in the area. A commanding fastball got him to the major leagues. Pinpoint control kept him there. But it was a boundless sense of humor that piloted Billy Travers through a nine-year career in pro ball. (Full Article: 1173 Words)

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