Longtime baseball exec Richman dies

Updated: March 25, 2009, 6:50 PM ET
Associated Press

NEW YORK -- Arthur Richman, a longtime baseball writer who went on to spend four decades as an executive with the New York Mets and Yankees, died Wednesday. He was 83.

The Yankees said Richman died in his sleep, with his wife Martha and friends by his side.

"Arthur Richman made baseball and the New York Yankees an enormous part of his life, and I am grateful for his contributions both personally and professionally," Yankees owner George Steinbrenner said in a statement. "He was a trusted ...

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