Ted Uhlaender dies at 68 | SummitDaily.com

Ted Uhlaender dies at 68

Former Major League outfielder and scout Ted Uhlaender died Thursday after collapsing at his family’s ranch near Atwood, Kan., according to a report in The Denver Post. He was 68.

Uhlaender was diagnosed with multiple myeloma ” bone marrow cancer ” a year ago.

The father of Katie Uhlaender, the Olympic skeleton racer and Breckenridge resident, Uhlaender played eight seasons for the Minnesota Twins, Cleveland Indians and Cincinnati Reds. In 1962 and 1965, Uhlaender played for the Triple-A Denver Bears, leading the Pacific Coast League in hitting (.340) in ’65.

Uhlaender later became a scout for the San Francisco Giants.

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