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Former Astros star Jimmy 'The Toy Cannon' Wynn dies at 78

8 months 1 week 1 day ago Thursday, March 26 2020 Mar 26, 2020 March 26, 2020 6:54 PM March 26, 2020 in News - AP Texas Headlines

By KRISTIE RIEKEN
AP Sports Writer

The Houston Astros say former slugger Jimmy Wynn has died. He was 78. Wynn was nicknamed “The Toy Cannon” because of the power he produced despite his small size. Wynn was a a three-time All-Star outfielder in the 1960s and '70s. The Astros announced that he died on Thursday, but did not provide any further details.

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