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All-Star outfielder Claudell Washington dies at age 65

Former Oakland Athletics All-Star Claudell Washington passed away at the age of 65.
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Outfielder Claudell Washington, of the Oakland A's, shown in 1975. (AP Photo/Robert H. Houston)

Two-time All-Star outfielder Claudell Washington has died at age 65. 

Washington had been battling prostate cancer. He played with seven teams in a major league career that started as a 19-year-old in Oakland with the Athletics. 

He finished with 1,884 hits, 164 home runs and 312 stolen bases. 

Washington made the All-Star Game in 1975 with the A’s and in 1984 with the Atlanta Braves during his 17-year career.