MLB deaths: The 2018 All-Eternal Team

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A general view of the Willie McCovey statue ahead of a game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images)
SAN FRANCISCO, CA - JUNE 26: A general view of the Willie McCovey statue ahead of a game between the Colorado Rockies and the San Francisco Giants at AT&T Park on Tuesday, June 26, 2018 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/MLB Photos via Getty Images) /
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RHP) Marty Pattin, 1968-1980, California Angels, Seattle Pilots/Milwaukee Brewers, Boston Red Sox, Kansas City Royals.

Taken by California in the seventh round of the first amateur draft in 1965, Marty Pattin was a collegian product of Arizona State by way of Eastern Illinois near his home.

The Angels gave him a brief callup in 1968, just long enough to establish his credentials in advance of the 1969 expansion draft. Sure enough, the Seattle Pilots picked him 18th in that draft and he went 35-38 over the next three seasons before being traded to the Red Sox.

In two seasons a Boston, Pattin won 32 of his 60 decisions, but they traded him to Kansas City in October of 1973 for Dick Drago. In Kansas City, Pattin established a place for himself, remaining a part of the staff for the final seven seasons of his career. He made 63 starts and more than 180 relief appearances, compiling a 43-39 record and 21 saves.

In the 1980 World Series, Pattin made one relief appearance, pitching a scoreless inning. He retired after that Series with a career 114-109 record and 3.62 ERA in 475 games encompassing more than 2,000 innings.

In retirement, Pattin coached the Kansas Jayhawks baseball team from 1982 to 1987. He lived in Lawrence until his death at age 75 Oct. 3.