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Darrell Ray Porter
Birth: Jan. 17, 1952
Jasper County
Missouri, USA
Death: Aug. 5, 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 - ____)*
  Jimmy Allen Porter (1949 - 2017)*
  Darrell Ray Porter (1952 - 2002)
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Combined effects of heat and cocaine 
Longview Memorial Gardens
Kansas City
Jackson County
Missouri, USA
GPS (lat/lon): 38.89122, -94.47763
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
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Darrell Ray Porter
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- In Memory of You
 Added: Sep. 12, 2017
Angel Day Blessings a few days late, Darrell. Rest always in peace. You're missed and remembered.
- sjm
 Added: Aug. 9, 2017

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