LINCOLN, Neb. – Larry Shepard, the former Pittsburgh Pirates manager who later became the pitching coach for the Big Red Machine, has died. He was 92.
The funeral home handling the arrangements in Lincoln, Neb., said Shepard died Tuesday.
Shepard managed future Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente and the Pirates to an 80-82 record in 1968. Shepard was fired late in the 1969 season with Pittsburgh at 84-73.