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October 30, 1999 > Longtime baseball jester Max Patkin dies of an aneurysm at the age of 79. Dubbed the "Clown Price of Baseball," Patkin entertained minor league crowds for over 50 years with his unusual facial gyrations and off-beat stunts. He also appeared as himself in the 1988 hit movie, Bull Durham.