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Donald C. Sedlack, stockbroker

Donald C. Sedlack, stockbroker

Donald C. Sedlack, a retired stockbroker who participated in church mission work, died Thursday of autoimmune disease at the University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center. He was 81.

The son of Charles Sedlack, a Western Electric Corp. health benefits director, and Eleanor Sedlack, a secretary, Donald Charles Sedlack was born in Baltimore and raised in Stoneleigh.

As a teenager, he played catcher for Stoneleigh in the American Legion baseball league.

He threw out Southern High School star Al Kaline at second base the night before Mr. Kaline joined the Detroit Tigers in 1953.

"He reveled in telling that story through the years," said his wife of 60...