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Oakland A's Minor Leaguer Mike Nolan Dies After Drive-By Shooting

Mike Nolan died on Thursday three weeks after he was shot outside of a Yonkers, N.Y. Burger Kings on September 18. Nolan and friends were standing around outside when their group was shot at from a car moving along Central Avenue. He was 23 years old.

Police believe the attack was related to a drag race. Nobody has been arrested yet.


Nolan was selected in the 18th round of the amateur draft last year out of Oklahoma City University. He was placed on the restricted list for the Rookie League Arizona Athletics last season, and had never pitched in the minors.



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