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By Donald Lambro
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Topic - Larry Macphail
Lee MacPhail, the longtime baseball executive who ruled in the celebrated Pine Tar case and later became part of the only father-son Hall of Fame pairing, has died. He was 95.
The trial of former star pitcher Roger Clemens on charges that he lied to Congress when he denied taking steroids and human growth hormone is just the latest example of a big name from baseball becoming embroiled in scandal.
It remains to be seen whether Andy MacPhail, the Baltimore Orioles' new president of baseball operations, can rescue this faltering club. For what it's worth, he certainly has the bloodlines.