J.R. Richard, who went 107-71 with a 3.15 ERA and 1,493 strikeouts in 10 seasons with the Astros before his career was cut short in 1980 by a major stroke, has died at the age of 71.
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  • Aug 06, 2021

Houston Astros icon J.R. Richard, whose career was cut short by stroke in 1980, dies at age 71 - ESPN

J.R. Richard, a two-time National League strikeout champion with the Houston Astros whose career was cut short in 1980 by a stroke, died Thursday at the age of 71, the team announced. In 10 seasons … [+1729 chars]

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