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Johnny Logan, played for Boston, Milwaukee Braves; at 86

Johnny Logan, a four-time All-Star shortstop, hit .268 with 93 home runs and 547 RBIs in 13 seasons in the majors.

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Johnny Logan, a four-time All-Star shortstop, hit .268 with 93 home runs and 547 RBIs in 13 seasons in the majors.

MILWAUKEE — Johnny Logan, a four-time All-Star shortstop who helped the Milwaukee Braves win the 1957 World Series, has died. He was 86.

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Former Milwaukee Brave Johnny Logan spoke June 6 during introduction to the Miller Park Walk of Fame.

The Milwaukee Brewers said Mr. Logan died Friday at Clement J. Zablocki VA Medical Center.

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In 13 seasons with the Boston and Milwaukee Braves and Pittsburgh Pirates, Mr. Logan hit .268 with 93 home runs and 547 RBIs. He finished his career in Japan in 1964, and later worked as a Brewers scout.

‘‘Johnny Logan was a longtime friend to Milwaukee baseball,’’ the Brewers said in a statement. ‘‘His connection to both the Brewers and the Braves and the Milwaukee community was very strong.

‘‘Virtually every person associated with the Milwaukee Brewers has been touched by Johnny through his many visits to the ballpark and terrific stories about his time in the game. We will miss Johnny deeply and will never forget his colorful character and personality.’’

Mr. Logan, from Endicott, N.Y., was honored by the Brewers earlier this year with the unveiling of his plaque on the Miller Park ‘‘Walk of Fame.’’

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