Rickwood Veterans Walt Drop and Phil Cavarretta Pass Away

The Friends of Rickwood and the baseball community are saddened by the recent passing of Rickwood veterans Walt Dropo and Phil Cavarretta.

Dropo, a member of the 1948 Southern Association champion Barons club, passed away Friday, December 17, at the age of 87.

Cavarretta, manager of the 1971 Birmingham A’s, passed away Saturday, December 18, at the age of 94.

Please see links below for additional information and remembrances:


~ by rickwood on December 20, 2010.

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