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Darrell Ray Porter
Birth: Jan. 17, 1952
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 6, 2002
Sugar Creek
Jackson County
Missouri, USA

Major League Baseball catcher with the Milwaukee Brewers, Kansas City Royals, and St. Louis Cardinals. Born in Joplin, MO. He was a member of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes, the Major League Baseball Players Alumni Association and co-founder of Enjoy the Game. He was the Oklahoma Athlete of the Year, 1982 World Series MVP for the St. Louis Cardinals, a four-time Major League All-Star, member of the Royals Silver Anniversary Team and a member of the Missouri Sports Hall of Fame. Author of a book about his battle with substance abuse. (bio by: Bill Walker) 
Family links: 
  Ray Lloyd Porter (1924 - 2008)
  Twila Mae Conley Porter (1927 - 2008)
  Deanne Porter (1960 - ____)*
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Combined effects of heat and cocaine
Longview Memorial Gardens
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Bill Walker
Record added: Oct 04, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6821292
Darrell Ray Porter
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Darrell Ray Porter
Added by: Bill Walker
Darrell Ray Porter
Added by: Bill Walker
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