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Braves bench coach for '95 Series team dies at 68

Updated: December 27, 2007, 9:57 PM ET
Associated Press

ATLANTA -- Former major league player and longtime Atlanta Braves coach Jim Beauchamp has died of leukemia. He was 68.

"As a son, my fondest memory of him was how much he told us he loved us," Kash Beauchamp told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. "As tough as he was as a competitor and a baseball man, he had a very soft side when it came to being a father."

A memorial service will be held Jan. 5 at Southwest Christian Church, said Brandon Roberts, a funeral director ...

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