Baseball Star 'Moose' Skowron Waked Today

Skowron, who died last week at 81, will be waked at Colonial-Wojciechowski Funeral Home in Niles.


A wake for fabled baseball star Bill "Moose" Skowron, a five-time World Series champ, will be held Monday from 2 to 9 p.m. at , 8025 W. Golf Road in Niles. Skowron died last week at age 81.

According to espn.com, Skowron was one of only two players (the other was Yogi Berra) to hit three homers in World Series Game 7s.

The Washington Post called him "a major element in the (New York) Yankee(s) dynasty, helping the team reach the World Series seven times."

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