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James 'Jimmy' Williams, former Orioles coach, dies at 90

James 'Jimmy' Williams, former Orioles coach, dies at 90

James B. "Jimmy" Williams, whose professional baseball career spanned more than four decades, including time as the Baltimore Orioles' first-, third-base and outfield coach in the 1980s, died Monday of pneumonia at Seasons Hospice at Franklin Square Medical Center.

The resident of Rumsey Island in Harford County was 90.

"Jimmy was just the type of guy who did everything you wanted a coach to do," said former Oriole manager Joe Altobelli, who led the team from 1983 to 1985. "He was a great coach and did a great job for us. He was just terrific."

"Jimmy was always so pleasant, and he really was a good baseball man," said Orioles'...

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