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6:30 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Remembering Pete Vonachen

Credit Tanya Koonce / WCBU

Peoria lays to rest today the man many called 'Mr Baseball.'  Pete Vonachen died Monday. He was 87. Vonachen purchased Peoria’s minor league baseball team about 30 years ago, and shared a great friendship with the late Harry Carey.

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