Ernie Broglio

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Ernest Gilbert Broglio (/ˈbrli/; August 27, 1935 – July 16, 2019) was an American professional baseball pitcher. He played for the St. Louis Cardinals and Chicago Cubs of Major League Baseball from 1959 to 1966. He was born in Berkeley, California. Broglio was best known as the "other player" in the controversial trade that sent future Baseball Hall of Fame outfielder Lou Brock from the Cubs to the Cardinals in June 1964.

Broglio died on July 16, 2019 from cancer in San Jose, California at the age of 83.[1]

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  1. Becker, Jon (17 July 2019). "San Jose's Ernie Broglio, involved in baseball's most lopsided trade, dies at 83". The Mercury News. Retrieved 17 July 2019.