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Prominent Baseball Families Born Born-Died Died age Began Retired
Charles Hercules Ebbets Oct.29 1859-1925 Apr.18 65 1896 1925
Charles Hercules Ebbets, Jr. Sept.27 1878-1944 My.15 65
William Knight Wrigley, Jr. Sept.30 1861-1932 Jan.26 70 1918 1932
Philip Knight Wrigley Dec.5 1894-1977 Apr.12 82 1932 1977
Bernhardt (Barney) Dreyfuss ? Feb.23 1865-1932 Feb.6 62 1900 15-Apr
Florence (Wolf) Dreyfuss Mar.31 1872-1950 My.12 78 1932 1946
William Edward Benswanger Feb.22 1892-1972 Jan.15 79
Walter Owen Briggs, Sr. Feb.27 1877-1952 Jan.17 74 1920 1952
Walter Owen (Spike) Briggs, Jr. Jul.24 1908-1970 Jul.3 58 1952 Jun.,'56
William Louis Veeck, Sr. Jan.20 1878-1933 Oct.5 55 1918 1933
William Louis (Bill) Veeck, Jr. Feb.9 1914-1987 Jan.2 72 1919
Arthur Cecil Allyn, Sr. My.7 1887-1960 Oct.7 73
Arthur Cecil Allyn, Jr. (brother to John) Dec.24 1913-1985 Mr.22 72 1961 1970
John W. Allyn, Jr. (brother to Arthur) My.28 1917-1979 Apr.29 61
Leland Stanford (Larry) MacPhail Mar.3 1890-1975 Oct.1 85 1935 1947
Leland Stanford (Lee) MacPhail, Jr. Oct.25 1917-SA02
Andrew Bowen (Andy) MacPhail Apr.5 1953-SA02
William Hoover Yawkey Aug.22 1875-1919 Mar.5 43
Thomas Austin Yawkey Feb.21 1903-1976 Jul.10 73 1933 1976
Jean Remington (Hollander) Yawkey Jan.24 1909-1992 Feb.26 83 1976 1992
Clark Calvin Griffith Nov.20 1869-1955 Oct.27 85 m. Sept., 1882
Calvin Robertson Griffith Dec.1 1911-1999 Oct.15 87 Oc 55 1984
Charles Albert Comiskey Aug.15 1858-1931 Oct.26 72 1910
Nan (Kelly) Comiskey (wife of Charles) Apr.4 1864-1922 Oct.23 58
John Louis Comiskey (son of Charles) Aug.12 1885-1939 Jul.18 54
Grace Elizabeth Reidy Comiskey (wife of J. Louis) My.15 1892-1956 Dec.10 63 m.'19
Charles Albert Comiskey, Jr. (son of J. Louis) Nov.18 1925-2007 Aug.26 81
Grace Lucille Comiskey (daughter of J. Louis) 1921-1952 Jun.15 31
Dorothy (Comiskey) Rigley (daughter of J. Louis) Dec. 26 1917-1971 Jan. 22 54
Charles Abraham Stoneham Jul.5 1876-1936 Jan.6 59 rly'19 1936
Horace Charles Stoneham Apr.27 1903-1990 Jan.7 86 Ja6,36 1976
John George (JG) Taylor Spink Nov.6 1888-1962 Dec.7 74 1912 1962
Charles Claude Spink (Taylor's father) Aug.2 1862-1914 Apr.22 51 1895 1914
Charles Claude Johnson Spink (son) Oct.31 1916-1992 Mar.26 75 1962 Ja11,77
Marie (Taylor) Spink (Taylor's mother) Jul.29 1869-1944 Mar.1 74 1914 1944
Alfred Henry Spink (Taylor's uncle) Aug.24 1854-1928 My.27 74 1886 1895
William McDonald Spink (Taylor's uncle) My.26 1848-1885 Jun.30 37 1860 Montreal, Canada
Benjamin Franklin Shibe Jan.28 1838-1922 Jan.14 83 1901 1922
Thomas Stevenson Shibe(son of Ben) Jan.13 1866-1936 Feb.16 70 1922 Fb 36
John D. Shibe (son of Ben) Nov.20 1873-1937 Jul.11 71 Fb '36 1936
Ida Virginia Shibe (wife of Thomas) Jun.17 1869-1952 My.13 82 1901 1952
Benjamin Shibe Macfarland Jan.30 1911-1975 Nov.14 65
August Anheuser (Gussie) Busch, Jr. ? Mar. 28 1899-1989 Sept.29 90 1953 1989
Christina Busch (daughter of August) Apr.25 1966-1974 Dec.17 8
A Reference Resource for would-be biographers
Hall of Famer's Family Members Born Born-Died Died age married
Honus Wagner Dec 30,'16
Johannes Peter Wagner (father) Jun.5 1838-1913 Nov.12 75 D 6,64
Katarina (Wolf) Wagner (mother) Jun.5 1835-1900 Sept.10 65 D 6,64
Bessie Baine (Smith) Wagner (wife) My.18 1890-1971 Jun.30 81 Dec 30,'16
Betty Baine (Wagner) Blair (1st daughter) Dec.5 1919-1992 Oct.31 72 m. 48
Virginia Mae (Jennie) Wagner (2nd daughter) My.3 1922-1985 Apr.23 62
Albert Wagner (brother) Sept.17 1871-1928 Nov.26 58
Louis (Luke) Wagner (brother) Jan.6 1874-1923 Feb.16 50
Charles F. Wagner (brother) Nov. 1869-1916 Oct.31 46
William Charles Wagner (brother) Jul.30 1880-SA55
Caroline (Carrie)(Wagner) Gallagher (sister) My. 1878-SA55
Aaron Edward Hornsby (father) Jun.1 1857-1898 Dec.17 41 Mr25'82
Mary Dallas (Rogers) Hornsby (mother) Mar.17 1864-1926 Sept.29 62 Mr25'82
Rogers Hornsby, Jr. (son) Nov.15 1920-1949 Dec.22 29
William Wallace Hornsby (brother) Sept.26 1887-1917 My.29 29
Emory (Bud) Hornsby (brother) Sept.18 1885-1925 Jun.10 39
Edward Everett Hornsby (brother) Aug.12 1884-1974 Jul.29 89
Margaret (Hornsby) (Brown) Mellown (sister) Aug.19 1889-1974 Apr.10 84
William Pennington (Billy) Hornsby (son) Jn.2 1925-1984 Jun.29 59
Sarah Elizabeth(Martin)(Hornsby)Finley (Hayden)(wife 1) Jun.29 1900-1978 Mar.11 77 S 23,18 Jn12,23
Marjorie Bernice (Frederick) (Porter) Hornsby ( wife 3) Jul.22 1906-1970 Apr.11 63 Ja27,'57
Mary Jeannette(Pennington)(Hine)Hornsby( wife 2) Jan. 1896-1956 Jn.1 F29,'24
Joe Jackson Jul.16 1889-1951 Dec.5
George Elmore Luther Jackson (father) My.30 1856-1914 Feb.11 57
Martha Ann (Jenkinson) Jackson (mother) Feb.14 1864-1932 Aug.25 68
Katheryn (Wynn) (Katie) Jackson (wife) Jan.22 1893-1959 Apr.18 76 Jl18,08
Lula Mae (Jackson) Ellis (sister) Nov.3 1889-1978 Dec.6 89
Preston McDavid Jackson (brother) Dec.13 1892-1969 Aug.4 76
Jerry C. Jackson (brother) Jul.17 1897-1966 Dec.9 68
Gertrude (Jackson) Trammell (sister) My.8 1905-1999 Jan.31 91
Ernest T. Jackson (brother) (96)-SA51
Lee Early Jackson (brother) (02)-SA51
Luther Jackson (brother)
Eleanor Grace (Twitchell)Gehrig(wife) Mar.6 1904-1984 Mar.6 80 S29,33
Heinrich Louis (Pop) Gehrig 1867-1946 Aug.16 79
Christina (Fack) (Mom) Gehrig 1881-1954 Mar.12 72
Mary Blanche (Sidnall) McGraw (wife) Aug.1 1882-1962 Nov.5 81 Jn 8,02 Fb 25,34
Henry Mathewson (brother) Dec.24 1886-1917 Jul.1 30
Jane (Stoughton) Mathewson (wife) Jan.9 1880-1967 My.29 87 Mr4,03
Nicholas Wellington Mathewson (brother) Oct.12 1889-1909 Jan.15 19
Minerva Isabella (Capwell) Mathewson (mother) Dec.27 1855-1926 Feb.18 70 m.1870's
Gilbert Bailey Mathewson (father) Jul. 27 1847-1928 Feb.7 80
John Christopher Mathewson, Jr. (son) Jan.-Apr. 1906-1950 Aug.16 43
Christine E. (Mathewson) Branning (sister) 1884-1948 Apr. 1
Jane Janet (Mathewson) French (sister) Jul.8 1888-1936 Feb. 47
Giuseppe Paolo (Joseph) DiMaggio (father) Aug.22 1871-1949 My.3 77
Rosalie (Mercurio) DiMaggio(mother) Feb.4 1878-1951 Jun.18 73
Dorothy (Olson) (Arnold)DiMaggio)Schubert(1st wife) Nov.21 1917-1984 Nov.13 66 Nov. 19, 1939 My 12, 1944
(Norma Jeane Mortenson)Marilyn Monroe(2nd wife)5'5.5 Jun.1 1926-1962 Aug.5 36 Jan. 14, 1954 Oct. 27, 1954
Joseph Paul DiMaggio, Jr. (son) Oct.23 1941-1999 Aug.7 57 1944
Nellie (DiMaggio) Wellquist (sister) Sept.11 1898-1983 My.14 84
Mamie (DiMaggio) (Scrivani) Jacobsen (sister) Sept.25 1903-1992 Jan.26 88
Thomas Arnold DiMaggio (brother) Jan.12 1905-1980 Sept.19 75
Marie Agnes DiMaggio (Convery)(Kron) (sister) Jun.17 1906-1996 Sept.21 90
Michael Frank DiMaggio (brother) Jun.17 1908-1953 My.30 44
Frances A. (DiMaggio) Petromelli (sister) Jul.25 1910-1972 Nov.20 62
Vincent Paul DiMaggio (brother) Sept.6 1912-1986 Oct.3 74
Dominic Paul DiMaggio (brother) Feb.12 1917-SA99
Frank Edwin Johnson (father) Oct.17 1861-1921 Jul.8 59 m.1885
Minnie Olive (Perry) Johnson (mother) Mar.14 1867-1967 Dec.3 100 m.1885
Hazel Lee (Roberts) Johnson (wife) Feb.8 1894-1930 Aug.1 36 m. Jun.24, 1914
Barbara Joan (Johnson) Pogue (daughter) Jul.13 1926-2000 Mar.9 73
Carolyn Ann (Johnson) Thomas (daughter) Jan.31 1923-SA01
Walter Perry Johnson, Jr. (son) Jul.1 1915-1961 Mar.14 45
Edwin Roberts Johnson (son) Sept.7 1917-SA01
Elinor Lee Johnson (daughter) Aug.11 1919-1921 Dec.18 2
Robert Warrin Johnson (son) Oct.23 1921-1954 Apr.28 32
Effie Belle (Johnson)Tongier(sister) Jun.5 1886-1974 Aug.2 88
Leslie Edward Johnson (brother) Nov.28 1889-1972 My.12 82
Earl Clinton Johnson (brother) My.31 1894-1949 Jan.5 54
Blanche Marie (Johnson) Burke (sister) Aug.8 1901-1928 Mar.26 26
Chester Lane Johnson (brother) Oct.7 1903-1971 Dec.3 68
Tristram Speaker Apr. 4 1889-1958 Dec.9 70
Nancy Jane (Poer) Speaker (Mother) Oct. 1845-1930 My.22 84
Archery Oscar Speaker (Father) 1852-1898
Pearl J. (Speaker) Scott (sister) Apr. 1882- SA58
Alma (Speaker) Lindsey (sister) SA30-SA58
Ina A. (Speaker) (sister) Apr. 1886-DB58
Murray Loyd Speaker (brother) Feb.3 1884-D18-30
Elais E. (Speaker) (sister) Dec. 1876- DB58
Maude (sister) SA30-DB58
Gypsie (sister) SA30-DB58
Mary Francis (Cudahy) Speaker Apr. 1888-1960 Nov.1 m. Jan. 15, 1925
Connie Mack 6'1,150
Michael McGillicuddy (father) Sept.27? 1836-1892 Sept.11 52 mOct.21,1856
Mary (McKillop) McGillicuddy (mother) (40)-1912 Feb.2 72 m1856
Michael McGillicuddy (brother) Aug.23 1857-1946 Sept.23 90
Ellen (Nellie) (sister) Aug.19 1860-1873 Mar.30 13
Dennis McGillicuddy (brother) Apr. 1867-1911 Jun.6 44
Thomas (brother) Jul.9 1873-1919
Mary (sister) Dec.25 1875-1875 0
Eugene (brother) Mar.4 1878-20's
Margaret (Hogan) Mack (wife 1) 1867-1892 Dec.15 26 N 2,87
Katherine Agnes (Hallahan) Mack (wife 2) Feb.11 1873-1972 Nov.28 98 O27,10 buried Dec.1
Marguerite (Mack) McCambridge (daughter) Nov.27 1892-1933 Mar.3 40
Roy Francis Mack (son) Aug.27 1888-1960 Feb.10 71
Earle Thaddeus Mack (son) Feb.1 1890-1967 Feb.4 77
Mary Agnes (Mack) (Riley) Schurr (daughter) Jul.27 1911-1973 Sept.11 62
Connie Alexander Mack, Jr. (son) Nov.2 1912-1996 Apr.17 83
Ruth Josephine (Mack) (Cunningham) Clark (daughter) Mar.19 1914-SA03
Rita Teresa (Mack) Breedlove (daughter) Nov.21 1916-2000 Feb.8 83
Elizabeth Katherine(Betty) (Mack) Nolan (daughter) Jun.10 1920-1998 Mar.15 77
Ty Cobb Born Born-Died Died age married
William Herschel Cobb (father) Feb.23 1863 -1905 Aug.9 44 m.Feb.,11,'86
Amanda (Chitwood) Cobb (mother) Jan.15 1871-1936 Oct.19 65 m.Feb.,11,'86
John Paul Cobb (brother) Feb.23 1889 -1964 Oct.27 75
Charlotte Marion (Charlie) (Lombard) Cobb (wife1) Jul.3 1890 -1975 Feb.24 84 m.Aug.8,1908 div.: Jun.19,'47
Florence Leslie Cobb (sister) Oct.29 1892 -1944 Jun.8 51
Tyrus Raymond Cobb, Jr. (son) Jan.30 1910 -1952 Sept.9 42
Shirley Marion (Cobb) Beckworth (daughter) Jun.2 1911-1991 Jan.19 80
Herschel Roswell Cobb (son) Sept.29 1917-1951 Apr.13 33
Beverly (Cobb) McLaren (daughter) Sept.19 1919 -1998 Feb.16 78
James Howell (Jimmy) Cobb (son) Jul.24 1921-1996 Nov.4 75
Frances (Fairbairn) Cass (Cobb) ( wife 2) Sept.25 1909- m.Sep.24,1949 div: May 11,'56
George Herman Ruth,Sr. (father) Jan.31 1871 -1918 Aug.25 47 m.Jun.25,1894
Mary Margaret (Mamie) (Ruth) Moberly (sister) Aug. 2 1900 -1992 Jul.1 91
Dorothy Helen (Ruth) Pirone(daughter) Feb.2 1921-1989 My.18 68
Hubert L. Merritt (Claire's brother) Oct.8 1894 -1948 Oct.14 51
Eugene Merritt (Claire's brother) Jul.24 1890 -1936 Jan.12 45
Frank Bishop Hodgson (Claire's 1st Husband) Dec.25 1883 -1921 Feb.16 37
Julia (Hodgson)(Ruth) Stevens(Claire's daughter) Jul.7 1916 -SA01
(Clara Merritt) Claire (Hodgson) Ruth ( wife2) 5'2 Sept.11 1897-1976 Oct.25 79 m.Apr.17,1929
Juanita (Jennings) Ellias (Dorothy's mother) Nov.29 1894-1980 Oct. 86
Catherine (Katie) (Schamberger) Ruth (mother) Jul. 1873 -1912 Aug.11 39 m.Jun.25,1894
Helen (Woodford) Ruth (1st wife) Oct. (97) -1929 Jan.11 31 m. Oct.17,1914 Sep.S'24
Colonel James Monroe Merritt (Claire's father) Mar. 1862-1920 My.29
Cornelia (Carrie) Lou (Rylle) Merritt (Claire's mother) Mar. 1872-1943 Apr.13 71 1888?
Carl William Mays Nov.12 1891-1971 Apr.3 79
William Henry Mays (father) Feb.18 1883-1905 My.11 22 Dec. 19, 1882
Esther Muriel (Ugsted) Mays (2nd wife) Oct.27 1906 -1990 Aug. 1 83 m.'39?
Betty S. (Mays) Barker (daughter) Jul.19 1920 -1997 Apr.27 76
Dollie E. (Mays) Green (sister) Oct.22 1884 -1975 Nov.16 91
Heiner Fletcher Mays (brother) Nov.27 1887-1974 Apr. 4 86
Franklin Crenshaw Mays, Sr. (brother) Mar.13 1895-1976 Feb.18 80
Edith Josephine (Mays) Huffman (sister) Nov.15 1897-1984 Sept.2 86
Ruth Mabel (Mays) Thomas (sister) Apr.8 1903-1974 Dec.23 71
Charles Otho Mays (brother) Nov. 14 1901-1980 Jan.11 79
Louisa Carline (Land) (Callie) Mays (mother) Oct.8 1863-1932
Marjorie Fredricka Madden (Freddie) Mays (1 wife) Jan. 1898 -1934 Feb.13 36 Sept. 19, 1918 Hopewell, PA
Carl William (Bill) Mays, Jr. (son) Oct.31 1925-
Wesley W. Mays (brother) Jan.9 1888-1971 Nov.
Samuel Stuart Williams (father) Apr.5 1883-1952 Nov.16 69 div.1939
May (Venzor) Williams (mother) My.8 1891-1961 Aug.27 70 div.1939
Daniel A. Williams (brother) Jul.20 1920-1960 Mar.28 39
Barbara Joyce (Williams) Ferrell (Bobby Jo) (daughter) Jan.27 1948-SA02
John-Henry Williams (son) Aug.27 1968-SA02
Claudia Franc Williams (daughter) Oct.8 1971-SA02
Doris R. (Soule) Williams (wife1) (19)- My 4, 1944 My. 9, 1955
Lee Howard (wife2) (25)- m. Se10, '61 div. Oct.13,'66
Dolores W. (Wettach) Williams (wife3) SA02 m.'68 div. '73
Kathleen Charlotte (Holznagel) Sisler (wife) Feb.12 1894-1990 Feb.7 96 Oct. 21, 1916
George Harold Sisler, Jr. (son) Aug.1 1917-SA01
Richard Allan (Dick) Sisler (son) Nov.2 1920-1998 Nov.21 78
Francis Eileen (Sisler) Drockelman (daughter) Oct.26 1922-SA01
David Michael Sisler (son) Oct.16 1931-SA01
Cassius Carl Sisler, Jr. (brother) Dec.29 1890-1957 Feb.28 65
Mary C. ( Wipple) Sisler (mother) Aug. 1852-1925 Jul.29 73
Efbert Sisler (brother) Oct. 1882-1910 Apr.17 27
Cassius Clay Sisler (father) Mar. 1856-1916 Dec.20 61
Edward Trowbridge Collins My.2 1887-1951 Mar.25 63
Edward Trowbridge Collins, Jr. (son) Nov. 23 1916-2000 Nov.2 83
Mary Meade (Trowbridge) Collins (mother) My.31 1855-1938 My.23 84 m. Jun.16,1880
(Rev.) Paul Doane Collins (son) Jul.3 1911-1967 Mar.27 55
John Rossman Collins (father) Aug.12 1839-1929 Jan.17 90 m. Jun.16,1880
Mabel Harriet (Doane) Collins (wife 1) Oct.3 1888-1943 Feb.23 54 Nov. 3, 1910
Emily Jane (Mann) (Hall) Collins (2 wife) -1968 Aug.18 m. Feb.13, 1945
Elvin Clark (Mutt) Mantle (father) Mar.16 1912-1952 My.7 40
Lovell (Richardson) Mantle (mother) Feb.17 1904-1995 Mar.19 91
Merlyn Louise (Johnson) Mantle (wife) Jan.28 1932-SA00 D23.51
Mickey Elvin Mantle, Jr.(son) Apr.12 1953-2000 Dec.20 47
David Harold Mantle (son) Dec.26 1955-SA00
William Giles (Billy) Mantle (son) Dec.5 1957-1994 Mar.12 35
Daniel Merle Mantle (son) Mar.19 1960-SA00
Roy Mantle (brother)
Ray Mantle (brother)
Larry Mantle (brother)
Butch Mantle (brother)
Barbara Mantle (sister)
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Born Died Description of Career High-Lights
Greenwich Village,NY Brooklyn,NY Brook. owner 1898-1925; Bought small amount of stock((1890), Secretary ball club(1896), elected
NY NYC one of the sons of the Charles Sr.; He was a residual legatee of the Ebbets estate, which had been
Philadelphia,PA Phoenix,AZ Cubs owner('16-32); In '16, became minority stockholder in Cubs.By '21,was sole owner.Made his f
Elkhorn,WI Elkhorn,WI Chicago Cubs owner('32-77);Inherited Wrigley gum business('23) & Cubs team('32) from father;ref
Freiburg,Baden,Germ. Pittsburgh,PA Pirate Owner('00-32; previous to buying Pirates in 1900, He owned the Louisville Colonels in NL 18
Louisville,KY Pittsburgh,PA Inherited Pirates from husband,Barney Dreyfuss,upon his death, Feb. 5,1932, and sold team to gro
Pittsburgh,PA 15217 Pirates president('32-46), married Barney Dreyfuss' daughter Eleanor Fanny.
Ypsilanti,MI Miami Beach,FL Detroit Tigers owner('35-52), bought 25% of Tigers('20), bought another 25%('27), bought rest of te
Detroit,MI Detroit Tigers owner(Jan.27,'52-56,Jun.);
Boonvelle,IN Chicago,IL Louisville sp wr, Chicago President( 1918-33) d. influenza
Chicago,IL Chicago,IL Cleveland Indians owner('46-49), St. Louis Browns owner('51-53), Chicago White Sox('59-61,76-8
Hopkins,MO Chicago,IL White Sox part-owner; had been associated with Bill Veeck in his operation of the Cleveland Indian
Chicago,IL Sarasota,FL White Sox Owner(1961-70)
Chicago,IL Winnetka,IL White Sox owner('70-75), succeeding brother Arthur, as president of White Sox('70). Had been VP
Cass City ,MI Miami,FL Reds GM('35-36),Dodgers('38-42),Yankee owner('45-47)
Nashville,TN Executive in Yankee farm system('45-48),Dir. of Personnel('48-58),Baltimore Orioles GM('58-66,Oc
Bronxville,NY Chicago Cubs player devel. & scouting('76-80), Houston Astros Ass. GM('82-85),Minnesota Twins
. Augusta,GA Detroit Tigers owner(03-07); lumber & mining interests made him wealthy; bought half-interest in D
Austin,TX Boston,MA Red Sox Pres. 1933-76 099-30-4628
Brooklyn,NY Boston,MA Red Sox owner('76-92), widow of long-time Red Sox owner, Tom Yawkey, who she married in '44,
Clear Creek,MO Wash.,DC Washington Senators owner('20-55); ML pitcher(1891-1914), Senators manager('01-20),
Montreal,Quebec Minneapolis,MN 55435 Washington Senators/Minnesota Twins owner(55-84), Inherited team fr. Dad,Clark Griffith on his de
Chicago,IL Eagle River,WI Most vile owner of BB team in era known for villains.Caused 1919 "Black Sox" crises. Paid his play
Hartford, CT Chicago,IL
Dubuque,IA Eagle River,WI White Sox owner('31-39),got team when father died('31),rebuilt team to respectability.Appointed VP
Chicago,IL Chicago,IL White Sox owner (March 4, 1941 - 1956, death); Married John Louis Comiskey (1913), son of Char
White Sox owner (1957 - 59, Mar. 10); Re-elected to Board (Jun.10, 1952) as White Sox VP. Whi
(Comiskey, continued), White Sox owner & Pres. (1957-1959); Had lots in common with Prince Ch
(Comiskey, continued) Comiskey later became involved in real estate and also owned a taxi and li
Chicago,IL Chicago,IL part owner of White Sox, assistant secretary of White Sox & daughter of J. Louis Comiskey; d. he
Chicago, IL Chicago,IL White Sox owner; club secretary('37), & treasurer('39), m. White Sox pitcher John Dungan Rigney
Jersey City,NJ NYC Giants owner('19-36); d. at Hot Springs,Arkansas of Bright's disease
Newark,NJ Scottsdale,Az Giants owner('36-76);At the age of 33, he inherited team from his father Charles upon his death Ja
(Stoneham,continued),a fight for new ballpark,led him to move team to San Fran. This fired up atte
St. Louis,MO Clayton,MO St. Louis, Sp. N. Publisher 1914-62. World Series official scorer, 1910-17.
Island of Orleans,Can. St. Louis,MO St. Louis,Sp. N. Pub.(1895-1914); d. operation for stomach disease
Missouri St. Louis,MO St. Louis, Sporting News Publisher 1962-77. Sold The Sporting News in January, 1977, to Times
St. Louis,MO St. Louis,Sp. N. VP/Secr. (Married 1887); Her father was John G. Taylor; She assisted her husban
Quebec Provence,Can. Oak Park,IL St. Louis, Sp. N. Publisher; His family were from Quebec, Canada. After the Civil War, the family
Quebec Provence,Can. St. Louis spwr.; Arrived from Quebec to St. Louis in 1860's. One of 1st BB writers in Midwest. Cin
Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia Athletics owner(1901-22); Partner of Al Reach in sporting goods, bought into the Phil.
New Jersey Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia A's owner 1922-36
Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia A's Pres. 1936; d. pneumonia
PA Germantown,PA Philadelphia A's owner
Palm Beach, FL 33480 Traveling Secretary of the Philadelphia Athletics for 15 years. Was a member of the Shibe family.
St. Louis,MO St. Louis,MO 63123 St.Louis Cardinals Owner, Came from a line of successful St. Louis beer brewers; Beer is the so
St. Louis,MO 63123 Youngest of busch's 11 children; Was riding in a van on Interstate 244 when it was struck by a trac
Born Died Description of life details
Jefferson Memorial Park Cemetery,Pleasant Hills,PA 412-655-4501
Dirmingen,Luxembourg Carnegie,PA 15106 coal miner
Dirmingen,Luxembourg Carnegie,PA 15106
Crafton,PA Honesdale,PA 18431 Jefferson Memorial Cemetery,Pleasant Hills,PA 412-655-4501
Carnegie,PA Carnegie,PA 15106 Jefferson Memorial Cemetery,Pleasant Hills,PA 412-655-4501
Carnegie,PA Carnegie,PA 15106
Carnegie,PA minor league ballplayer, d. apoplexy in hospital
Carnegie,PA day laborer
Carnegie,PA Canonsburg,PA local Carnegie,PA barber d. after short battle with pneumonia, leaving 3 young sons and wife, Oliv
Carnegie,PA local Carnegie,PA barber
Carnegie,PA Had a daughter named Marie Gallagher.
Hornsby Bend Cemetery, Austin,Travis County,TX
Travis Co.,TX Runnels Co.,TX Hornsby Bend Cemetery,Austin,Travis County,TX
Austin,TX Austin,TX Hornsby Bend Cemetery,Austin,Travis County,TX
Texas Savannah,GA elec.engineer,Air Force navigator, m. Wanda Grace d. plane crash into Savannah,GA swamp
Travis Co.,TX Fort Worth,TX Hornsby Bend Cemetery,Austin,Travis County,TX
TX Fort Worth,TX Hornsby Bend Cemetery,Austin,Travis County,TX d. following appendectomy
Hornsby Bend,Travis Co.TX Tulsa,OK 74107
Menard,TX Tulsa,OK m. Carl E. Brown Sept. 29,1909 in Fort Worth,TX; m. Roland Lester Mellown,Jul.29,1920
St. Louis,MO Madison,TN 37115 Minor league ballplayer, St. Louis Falstaff Brew. Co.,beer distr. (TN) Married Vida Kampe (her pare
Denison,TX Denison,TX m. Roy M. Finley in Feb.,'25(Denison,TX) not Sarah Margaret Finley Feb.1,'01- Dec.15,1978 in Irv
St. Louis,IL New Port Richey,FL 33552
Missouri St. Louis,MO Had previously married John Hine, a automobile-supplies salesman. She was older than
Pickens County,SC Woodlawn Memorial Park,Greenville,SC
Pickens County,SC Greenville,SC Graceland Cemetery,West Greenville,SC farmer,Brandon sawmill worker,Joe bought him farm,eng
Pickens County,SC Greenville,SC Graceland Cemetery,West Greenville,SC stroke('29), cancer
Taylors,SC Greenville,SC After husband Joe was expelled unfairly from baseball('20), she assisted him in making profitable e
Greenville,SC Savannah,GA 31406
Pelzer,SC Greenville,SC 29611 Graceland Cemetery,Greenville,SC 1947 good ballplayer in textile league, in 1920 census li
Pelzer,SC Greenville,SC 29610 Graceland Cemetery,Greenville,SC owned bar & grill in Greenville,SC , opened bowling alley
Greenville,SC Greenville,SC Graceland Cemetery,Greenville,SC Brandon cotton mill worker,
SC Brandon cotton mill worker, left area
SC Brandon cotton mill worker, Western Union worker, house painter
Kenisco Cemetery, Valhalla, NY
Chicago,IL NYC 10022
Adelheim, Baden,Germany Mt. Vernon,NY pound pattern in metal sheets,leaf hammerer,art-metal mechanic
Willster,Denmark Milford,CT cook,housekeeper,Columbia U.fraternity house
Baltimore,MD NYC NYC
Bucknell Cemetery, Lewisburg, Union County, PA d. tuberculous pneumonia
Factoryville,PA Factoryville,PA Giants pitcher,1906-07,11innings d. tuberculosis, Factoryville Cemetery, Factoryville, PA
Factoryville,PA d. suicide, gunshot to head
Susquehanna,PA Her father: George A. Capwell Her father: Christian Smead
Windham,CT Scranton, PA Merchant His father: Henry Mathewson His mother: Jeanette Gardner
NYC San Antonio,TX D. burn injuries from blast explosion
Dunmore, PA m. W. E. Branning by Dec., 1914.
Factoryville,PA married Leroy French (b. about 1884)
Holy Cross Cemetery, Colma, San Mateo County, CA
Isold De Femmine,Italy San Francisco,CA fisherman
Italy San Francisco,CA Her mother's maiden name was Bologna
Idaho Mexico actress,m. George Schubert Her mother: Mrs. Victor A. Olson of Duluth,Minn.
Los Angeles,CA Los Angeles,CA actress; most famous glamour girl / sex symbol ever produced by Hollywood media machine. Very
(Monroe,cont.),her universal appeal & love. Made 28 films. Death shrouded in mystery,due to her b
Sicily,Italy San Francisco,CA 94114
California San Mateo County,CA
California San Francisco,CA
Contra Costa,CA San Francisco,CA
Martinez,CA N. Hollywood,CA NL OF 1937-46 d. colon cancer
San Francisco,CA Red Sox OF 1940-53
Rockville Union Cemetery,Rockville,Montgomery County,MD
Richmond,IN Faulkner,MD 20632
Dearborn,MI 48120 m. Robert Pogue(Chappaqua,NY)
Coffeyville,KS 67337 D. Hodgkins disease
Coffeyville,KS 67337 Fairview Cemetery,Coffeyville,KS
d. internal infection,influenza
Fairland,MD D. highway accident
Humboldt,KS Coffeyville,KS 67337 m. Russel Tongier
Humboldt,KS Coffeyville,KS 67337 Fairview Cemetery,Coffeyville,KS, Lot 69,Section1,Lot 1
Humboldt,KS Coffeyville,KS 67337
Olinda,KS San Antonio,TX 78213
Hubbard, TX Hubbard, TX b. Fairview, Texas Cemetery
Georgia b. Fairview, Texas Cemetery
Ohio carpenter; b. Fairview, Texas Cemetery
Texas book keeper
Cleveland, OH m. At St. John's Catholick parish house, by Monsignor Joseph Smith.
d. suburban Lakeside Hospital, Cleveland, OH, had suffered a sroke earlier in year, and confined t
Holy Sepulcher Cemetery,Wyndmoor,Montgomery County,PA
County Kerry,Ireland E.Brookfield,MA
Philadelphia,PA d. paralysis
Stafford Springs, CT d. heart attack while on vacation at the home of a step-daughter. Worked around Shibe park, as la
E.Brookfield,MA d. epidemic
d. Flu epidemic
Philadelphia,PA m. Anna
Spencer,MA Spencer,MA d. Tuberculosis
Philadelphia,PA Ambler,PA 19101 1873, 74 Nov.28 SA when Earle Mack died in '67.
Spencer,MA Ashville,NC d. at home of tuberculosis, had moved Asheville, NC since last August in effort to restore her healt
Spencer,MA Bryn Mawr,PA Calvary Cemetery, West Conshhocken, PA
Spencer,MA Upper Darby,PA son of Connie Mack & former part-owner of the Philadelphia Athletics at Upper Darby, PA. Appear
(Mack, continued) club from 1939 until August, 1950, when he and his older brother, Roy, bought o
Philadelphia,PA Ambler,PA didn't d Aug21,'97,St.Claire,Pa m. Bud Riley, worked auto dealer
Philadelphia,PA Fort Myers,FL 33901 Worked 15 yrs. as coach,exec. of Philadelphia Athletics. His Dad was the famous Baseball Hall of
Philadelphia,PA Landsdale,PA 19002
Philadelphia,PA Philadelphia,PA 19116
Born Died Description of career chronology
Cherokee County,NC Royston,GA Scotch-English educator; originally a traveling school teacher, published & editor of Royston Reco
Arrived in Georgia from N. Carolina around 1885, in Banks County, & began teaaching. Grad. N. G
Was elected by large majority as senator from the 35th senatorial district. Was elected county sch
Georgia Atlanta, Georgia Her father was the largest landowner in the area; She married Ty's father when she was only 15 yrs
was having an affair behind his back, but such suspicions were never supported by any evidence in
Narrows,GA Sarasota,FL Never played in majors,but was OF,1B on several minor league clubs. Obtained by St. Louis Brow
Augusta,Ga Portola Valley,CA 94025 Ty began courting her when she was 15(1905), and married her when she was 18(Aug.8,1908). Sh
Charlie Cobb lived in Cobb family home (48 Spencer Lane, Atherton,CA, 30 miles south of the San
Augusta,Ga Menlo Park,CA 94025 Dublin,GA doctor until 1951,when he was diagnosed with malignant brain tumor.Treated unsuccess
Detroit,MI Portola Valley,CA Owner-operator of a small independent bookshop on University Ave., Palo Alto, CA, ('38-85,April),
her future husband Richard D. (Dixie) Beckworth in Japan. Beckworth, of Atherton, CA, drowned w
Shirley was stricken with a debilitating stroke in 1971, paralyzing the left side of her body.After that
Augusta,GA Santa Maria,CA Grew potatoes during WWII (Idaho Falls,ID), Worked for Coke(Bend,OR), moved Santa Maria,CA;
Augusta,GA Menlo Park,CA 94025 Attended Mills College in Oakland, CA. married Thomas McLaren. Spent Ty's last 2 weeks by his
Detroit,MI Santa Maria,CA 93455 Lockheed Aircraft Corp.; When his Dad died, he left stock worth $11,780,000. He had $10m in G
Buffalo,NY Father: John F. Fairbairn, Buffalo,NY otolaryngologist (ear,nose,throat); 1st husband William R. Ca
Frances was with Ty when they dedicated the hospital that he had donated $100,000 towards, Janu
The total cost was $210,000. It was a 40-bed, one-story, red-brick structure. Ty had planned for th
d. throat cancer spread everywhere, d. morning of Aug.16, Memorial Hosp.,NYC, buried at Gate
Baltimore,MD Baltimore,MD saloonkeeper; Killed trying to break up a fight outside his lavish saloon.
Hagerstown,MD 21740 married Wilbur Moberly
GA NYC NYC since 1920,(Harry M. Stevens Co. 1923-48), had served as a soldier( Camp Funston, Riley, K
GA NYC brother of Claire Ruth; shoe salesman(1920); clerk in Siegel Pharmacy, conductor on Hudson Tub
GA Fulton County,GA small hotel owner
GA lived in Conway,NH
nr. Athens,GA NYC 10024 Claire always claimed 1900 as her birth year,when it was really Sept.,1897. She was flirting with Ty
Apr.26,'27, Babe Ruth set up a trust fund for his biological daughter, Dorothy.When he died, the fun
Baltimore,MD Baltimore,MD She had 8 children who died early or at childbirth. Babe was her 1st, and Mamie her 2nd. d. tuber
S Carolina Barrow County,Georgia lawyer,teacher
Gainesville,GA NYC NYC since 1920
Liberty,KY Dayville,OR 97825 Riverview Cemetery, Portland, Multnomah County, OR
Adair, KY Casey, KY traveling Methodist minister; d. complications from pnemonia
North Dakota San Diego,CA mother's maiden name-Flaten
Mansfield,MO 65704 She left 2 daughters. Mrs. Thora Moody of Mansfield,MO & Mrs. Billie Malott of Indianopolis, IN,;
Dunnville,KY Taft,CA 93268
Arkansas Ava,MO 65608 Frank married Ruby Banfield, who preceded him in death, as did his son, Rev. William F. Mays, an
and Mrs. Joanna Trotter of Largo, FL, 1 brother, Otho Mays of Porterville, CA, 1 sister, Mrs. Edith H
Mt. View,AR Taft,CA 93268 m. Harley Huffman
Mansville,MO Taft,CA 93268
Basher, MO Porterville,CA Otho, the baby of the family, died in Porterville, CA, in the county of Tulare.
Adair, KY farmer, owned her own farm
Red Oak City, IA Portland,OR Was pianist d. complications-eye infection
KY Jay,OK 74346 married, 2 daughters, farmer
It's not generally known, but Ted is half-Mexican, his mother being May Venzer of San Diego,CA
Ardsly,NY San Ramon,CA
El Paso,TX Santa Barbara,CA mother's maiden name: Hernande May Venzer was a Mexican woman, who very possibly was the
San Diego,CA San Diego,CA
Traveled around quite a bit, raised on Mom's farm in Putney,VT 05346, visited France, wanted noth
Princeton,MN Possible: Oct. 5, 1918 - Jan. 22, 1992, Ballards Grove Cemetery
fashion model before she married Williams
Had lived for long time on farm, Putney,VT 05346
DesPeres Presbyterian Church Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
Highland Park,MI St. Louis,MO 63124
St. Louis,MO lives Columbus, OH Pres. In'tntal League, Owner of Columbus Clippers
St. Louis,MO Nashville,TN NL 1B,OF 1946-53, Reds Man('.64-65),NLcoach('61-80), special Cardinal's hitting instructor debu
St. Louis,MO Married William Schutz Drockelman on Aug.22, 1943 in Clayton, MO; They are both Presbyterian,
St. Louis,MO Boston Red Sox pitcher('56-62), married Janet Beck on Oct.6, 1956 in Boston, MA
Ohio Barberton, OH Infielder/outfielder in his youth, turned down offers to go pro, to focus on a business career. Retire
Ohio Akron, OH
Ohio Akron, OH
Ohio Akron, OH farmer
Millerton, NY Boston, MA Lynwood Cemetery, Weston, Middlesex County, MA d. cerebral hemorrhage
Lansdowne,PA Kennet Square,PA Phil. A's OF(39,41-42) reserve outfielder, debuted July 4,1939; head of history dept. at Episcopal
(Collins, Jr.,continued) Graduated Episcopal & Yale Acad.; Harvard U. Master's Degree in educat
Dutchess,NY Boston, MA Father: Perry Clark Trowbridge. Mother: Sarah Esther Mead. d. after a long illness. Buried: Ta
Lansdowne, PA Peekskill, NY Grad. Dartmouth Col. '33. Attend. General Theological Seminary, ordained '36, served '36- '39 in
NYC Tarrytown, NY Freight agent of Harlem Divison Railroad for more than 30 yrs., NY Central Railroad, Registrar of
Mass Philadelphia,PA Date of Birth; NY Passenger Lists
Sparkman-Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery, Dallas,TX
d. Hodgkin's disease
Joplin,MO Dallas,TX minor league CF d. cancer complications
Joplin,MO Addison,TX d. Hodgkin's's disease
k((1890), Secretary ball club(1896), elected Pres. ball club even though minor stockholder(1898), Originally owned 10% of Baltimore BB franchise
egatee of the Ebbets estate, which had been tied up in litigation in Brooklyn Surrogate's Court since the death of his father in 1925. Dad's will left him $2,000. a yr. for life. Do
er in Cubs.By '21,was sole owner.Made his fortune selling his Wrigley gum.Turned over gum business to son Phil('23),who also inherited Cubs upon his father's death in '32.I
siness('23) & Cubs team('32) from father;refused to install lights at his ballpark,only park without night games. Avoided limelight. .Incredibly honest,generous. Loved baseball
0, He owned the Louisville Colonels in NL 1899. d. died while in NYC, buried in West View Cemetery, Pittsburgh,PA
his death, Feb. 5,1932, and sold team to group('46) headed by Frank McKinney of Indianapolis includ. Bing Crosby, who was made VP, for an estimated $2.75 million. m. Dre
ughter Eleanor Fanny.
, bought another 25%('27), bought rest of team, when Frank Navin died('35). Made his fortune in Detroit's auto industry. Took no money out of his team, ploughing all profits b
ner('51-53), Chicago White Sox('59-61,76-80). d. heart attack
eeck in his operation of the Cleveland Indians, St. Louis Browns & White Sox
s president of White Sox('70). Had been VP of team. Sold to group headed by Bill Veeck. Retained 20% interest in franchise. Pres. of Chicago Mustangs, pro soccer team
nnel('48-58),Baltimore Orioles GM('58-66,Oct), Yankee GM(Oct.,'66-73), AL Pres.('73-84); Since 1984 has represented owners interests against the Players Union. Reputed t
n Astros Ass. GM('82-85),Minnesota Twins VP & GM('85-94), Cubs CEO & Pres.('94-
made him wealthy; bought half-interest in Detroit BB franchise from Angus for $35,000. Couple of months later, bought Angus' other half for $25,000., becoming sole owner.
wner, Tom Yawkey, who she married in '44, inherited team, upon his death('76).
1914), Senators manager('01-20),
nherited team fr. Dad,Clark Griffith on his death('55). Transf. Senators from long-time home,Wash.DC to Minneapolis('61).Sold Twins(Carl Pohlad-$36 million,'84).Son,Clark
used 1919 "Black Sox" crises. Paid his players a third of what other die-hard cheapskate owners paid comparable players.He,Ken Landis, Ban Johnson pollute BB's Hall of F
),rebuilt team to respectability.Appointed VP & treasurer('10),2 yrs. later contracted scarlet fever, ill rest of life.Weighed 380 lbs.,started farm system, install. nt. Lts. d. heart d
d John Louis Comiskey (1913), son of Charles A. Comiskey, founder of the White Sox, and the only woman to head a team in the history of the AL. m. Paul John Plato d.
oard (Jun.10, 1952) as White Sox VP. White Sox President Dorothy Comiskey Rigney sells her mother's 54% shares of White Sox stock to syndicate headed by Bill Veeck
7-1959); Had lots in common with Prince Charles of England. In both cases,their mothers held the reins of power & got so comfortable with it that they couldn't let step aside
d in real estate and also owned a taxi and limousine company.
Sox & daughter of J. Louis Comiskey; d. heart attack, complicated by pneumonia, at Mercy Hospital.
m. White Sox pitcher John Dungan Rigney,
m from his father Charles upon his death Jan.7,'36. Had become club executive('29). Plucked Dodger manager, Leo Durocher, from cross-town rivals in mid-season '48. Bad
o move team to San Fran. This fired up attendance but moving from Seals Stadium to Candlestick Park, didn't help attendance. When KC A's arrived in nearby cross-bay Oa
ial scorer, 1910-17. Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO (314-381-0750)
Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO (314-381-0750)
e Sporting News in January, 1977, to Times Mirror Corp. for $18 m. Buried: Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
as John G. Taylor; She assisted her husband Claude from the beginning of TSN. When he died('14), she went back to assisting son,Taylor, had own desk at TSN.
bec, Canada. After the Civil War, the family moved to Chicago, IL. In 1875, Al moved to St. Louis, and became a great fan of the St. Louis Stockings. Founded The Sportin
60's. One of 1st BB writers in Midwest. Cincinnati telegrapher, left Western Union telegraph Co. to wrk Cic. Gazette & then went St. Louis, Missouri Democrat. When Globe
each in sporting goods, bought into the Phil. BB franchise, when AL first formed('01).
West Laurel Hill Cemetery, Bala Cynwyd, Montgomery County,PA (610-664-1591)
years. Was a member of the Shibe family. When the Mack family bougtht the Shibe holdings in 1950, he left the club.
essful St. Louis beer brewers; Beer is the source of the family wealth; Cardinals Pres.('53-89). Buried at Bellefontaine Cemetery, St. Louis, MO
n Interstate 244 when it was struck by a tractor-triler which went out of control & crossed the median. Family chauffeur, Nathaniel Mayes, 46 was killed instantly.
umonia, leaving 3 young sons and wife, Olive
Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery, San Antonio,TX military cemetery
d. following appendectomy
Roland Lester Mellown,Jul.29,1920
er distr. (TN) Married Vida Kampe (her parents are: Walter Kampe & Amanda C.L. Brandt d. stroke
argaret Finley Feb.1,'01- Dec.15,1978 in Irving,TX 75060 in Dallas County(448-18-7947) Sarah M. Hayden March 11, 1978, Grayson County
es salesman. She was older than
don sawmill worker,Joe bought him farm,engine rooms
20), she assisted him in making profitable enterprises out of a valet service, a liquor store, a bowling alley; All were paying enterprises, contrary to BB lore. Her hometown, w
ballplayer in textile league, in 1920 census listed as a printer, Coca-Cola driver
grill in Greenville,SC , opened bowling alley
d. tuberculous pneumonia Buried: Lewisbury City Cemetery, Lewisbury,PA
ctoryville Cemetery, Factoryville, PA
A. Olson of Duluth,Minn.
oduced by Hollywood media machine. Very talented, longed to be taken seriously by her profession but didn't stand a chance against type-casting of the day. Her vulnerabilit
ms. Death shrouded in mystery,due to her being selfishly treated as a sex toy by slutty whores,John Kennedy & Robert Kennedy, who had motive to not have their dirty scand
ffered a sroke earlier in year, and confined to suburban Community Hospital,
-daughter. Worked around Shibe park, as labor of love.
ince last August in effort to restore her health from the scourge of TB.
lphia Athletics at Upper Darby, PA. Appeared in 5 ML games with the Athletics in 1910-11-14; served as coach from 1924-50, and as assistant manager from 1943 to May 2
when he and his older brother, Roy, bought ownership of the Athletics: then served as secretary until sale of the club to Arnold Johnson in November, 1954.
rked auto dealer
s. His Dad was the famous Baseball Hall of Fame owner of Phil.A's and their Manager('01-50). His son became the Republican US Senator from Florida. All 3 named Connie
eacher, published & editor of Royston Record, a weekly, Georgia State Senator, Post Master, Mayor of Royston, Franklin County's 1st school commissioner. Also farmer,
nks County, & began teaaching. Grad. N. Georgia Agricultural college. Was principal of the high schools at Lavonia, Commerce, Carnesville & Royston, in that order.
senatorial district. Was elected county school commissioner of Franklin county. Was a Mason, and a member of the Baptist church.
married Ty's father when she was only 15 yrs & 26 days .old, had Ty when she was 15. She mistakenly shot Ty's father twice with a shotgun, believing he was an intruder. Cyn
ns were never supported by any evidence in all the following years. Everyone believes that tragic accident was the defining event that stoked Ty's competitive fires(along with
or league clubs. Obtained by St. Louis Browns from Enid in 1908,but was released to Memphis for 1909.Moved to Sarasota,FL in 1924.Ret.'16. US military service1918.
rried her when she was 18(Aug.8,1908). She was a beauty, the daughter of the most wealthy family in Augusta,GA., lived in sprawling estate south of Augusta.Her father ma
ane, Atherton,CA, 30 miles south of the San Francisco city border from May,1932--Aug.'39),moved(Menlo Park,CA-adjoining Atherton), divorced Ty (June 19,'47); Lived in Po
th malignant brain tumor.Treated unsuccessfully by New York brain specialists,he returned to the Menlo Park,CA, home of his mother,who looked after him until his death.(M
niversity Ave., Palo Alto, CA, ('38-85,April), "Shirley Cobb Books" ; She was a Red Cross volunteer in WWII, serving in Italy, Japan, & France, thusly richly earning the Meda
an. Beckworth, of Atherton, CA, drowned while on a fishing trip at Lake Tahoe, Nev., Oct. 4, 1965, at the age of 42.
paralyzing the left side of her body.After that, she was a figurehead at her shop fr. '71-84. She personified personalized book selling and was a much loved part of the cultural
or Coke(Bend,OR), moved Santa Maria,CA; Became Pres. of Santa Maria Coca-Cola Co. & Coast Distributing Co. Was stricken in a hotel at Paso Robles, where he operated
as McLaren. Spent Ty's last 2 weeks by his deathbed. Ty, supposedly apologysed to his family for much of his dementia before he passed. d. at 1375 Corinne Lane, Me
tock worth $11,780,000. He had $10m in General Motors stock and $1,780,000 in Coca-Cola stock. He left one fouth to his 2 charites, a hospital and scholarship, and the re
ear,nose,throat); 1st husband William R. Cass, died in plane crash in Catskills,NY(Jun.13,'34). She married 2nd husb.J. Allen Fusca (1937) and divorced him(Jul.23,1949) in
that he had donated $100,000 towards, January 22, 1950. He contributed the money in the names of his parents. The federal gov. donated $72,000 more towards the hospi
y, red-brick structure. Ty had planned for the hospital since 1945. Ty & Frances wed in Buffalo, NY. They planned to live at Ty's residence in Glenbrook, NV.
g.16, Memorial Hosp.,NYC, buried at Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Hawthorne, Westchester County, NY
his lavish saloon.
served as a soldier( Camp Funston, Riley, Kansas)
Siegel Pharmacy, conductor on Hudson Tube railroad. d. suicide,jump from NYC 15th, floor while he was residing with his sister, Claire, mother, Cassie Merritt, brother-in-la
as really Sept.,1897. She was flirting with Ty Cobb before he married another in Aug.'08,that would have made her 10. After 1937, Babe spent long periods away from home
cal daughter, Dorothy.When he died, the fund had $400,00. 7 days before he died(Aug.16,'48), Claire had Babe's will altered, changing the beneficiary from Dorothy to hersel
e was her 1st, and Mamie her 2nd. d. tuberculosis & exhaustion
tions from pnemonia buried: Prairie Hollow Cemetery, near Mansfield,MO
MO & Mrs. Billie Malott of Indianopolis, IN,; 2 brothers, Frank Mays, of Ava,MO and Otho Mays, of Porterville, CA. Buried: Mansfield Cemetery after a long illness
th, as did his son, Rev. William F. Mays, and a son & daughter who died in infancy. In Jan., 1968, Mr. Mays married Mabel Thompson who survived him. She was also surv
Mays of Porterville, CA, 1 sister, Mrs. Edith Huffman of Arroyo Grande, CA
he county of Tulare.
Marjorie studied at the New England Conservatory of Music
other being May Venzer of San Diego,CA
Mexican woman, who very possibly was the Salvation Army's most fiercely dedicated worker/advocate. She was known as the Angel of Tijuana. d. in a Santa Barbara rest h
utney,VT 05346, visited France, wanted nothing to so with Dad's celebrity, finally moved to FL when Dad became real sick. Lives around St. Petersburg/Hernando area of FL.
Frontenac, MO, Old Meeting House/ DesPeres, Church Cemetery
0), special Cardinal's hitting instructor debuted:Apr. 16,'46
n Clayton, MO; They are both Presbyterian, he does Drockelman Distributing.
n Oct.6, 1956 in Boston, MA
o pro, to focus on a business career. Retired Jan. 1, 1957, after 42 yrs. In sales dept. of Firestone Tire and Rubber Co. D. Collapsed / died in downtown intersection, while
d. cerebral hemorrhage
4,1939; head of history dept. at Episcopal Acad. in Lower Merion, WWII, naval lieutenant abouard Miami; Ass. Dir. of Phillies farm sys.('47-54), Phillies ass. GM('55-55)
cad.; Harvard U. Master's Degree in education('55), Episcopal Acad. history teacher ('60-82); coached BB & squash at Acad.; Member of Episcopal Church of the Advent in K
r Mead. d. after a long illness. Buried: Tarrytown, NY
l Seminary, ordained '36, served '36- '39 in Episcopal Mission in Hays, KS. Rector of St. John's Parish Church Poultney, VT, '42-45, & St. Barnabas,Troy, NY, from '45-51, c
30 yrs., NY Central Railroad, Registrar of Tarrytown Water Board, 1900-27. d. Pneumonia at home
more BB franchise
5. Dad's will left him $2,000. a yr. for life. Dodger's secretary.
nherited Cubs upon his father's death in '32.In '21 bought LA team.
.Incredibly honest,generous. Loved baseball with all his heart.
de VP, for an estimated $2.75 million. m. Dreyfuss(Oct.16,1894).
money out of his team, ploughing all profits back, plus own money.
Pres. of Chicago Mustangs, pro soccer team for 2 yrs. d. heart attack
nterests against the Players Union. Reputed to be fair man & negotiator.
ther half for $25,000., becoming sole owner.
Twins(Carl Pohlad-$36 million,'84).Son,Clark tried to buy'em back,$120m,no go.
en Landis, Ban Johnson pollute BB's Hall of Fame,MUST be booted out !
started farm system, install. nt. Lts. d. heart disease,pneumonia
he history of the AL. m. Paul John Plato d. heart attack
Sox stock to syndicate headed by Bill Veeck for $2.7m. Charles sells his 46% (1961) for $3.3m to Arthur Allyn, Jr.
ortable with it that they couldn't let step aside to their sons, who got old waiting.
om cross-town rivals in mid-season '48. Bad attendance('56-57), plus losing
When KC A's arrived in nearby cross-bay Oakland, attendance fell.
son,Taylor, had own desk at TSN.
he St. Louis Stockings. Founded The Sporting News on March 17, 1886-95
t St. Louis, Missouri Democrat. When Globe merged with Democrat, took over as telegrph ed. During spare time, developed sp. page for Blobe-Democrat.
y, St. Louis, MO
el Mayes, 46 was killed instantly.
1, 1978, Grayson County
rprises, contrary to BB lore. Her hometown, was formerly known as Chick Springs; Buried: Woodlawn Memorial Park,Greenville,SC
ainst type-casting of the day. Her vulnerability & warm, human realness lent
, who had motive to not have their dirty scandal exposed via her diary.
and as assistant manager from 1943 to May 26, 1950, vice-president of the
ohnson in November, 1954.
US Senator from Florida. All 3 named Connie Mack. d. cancer of esophagus
nty's 1st school commissioner. Also farmer, cotton
e, Carnesville & Royston, in that order.
h a shotgun, believing he was an intruder. Cynics have always suggested she
t that stoked Ty's competitive fires(along with his rookie hazing).
n 1924.Ret.'16. US military service1918.
awling estate south of Augusta.Her father made Ty wait until she was 18.
erton), divorced Ty (June 19,'47); Lived in Portola Valley,CA at time of death.
mother,who looked after him until his death.(Med.Coll.S.Carolina - obstetrics)
pan, & France, thusly richly earning the Medal of Freedom. Shirley met
ng and was a much loved part of the cultural life of downtown,PA.
in a hotel at Paso Robles, where he operated a branch bottling co. d. heart attack
e he passed. d. at 1375 Corinne Lane, Menlo Park, CA 94025
harites, a hospital and scholarship, and the remaining 75% to his 3 kids.
usca (1937) and divorced him(Jul.23,1949) in Reno,NV) for cruelty.
ov. donated $72,000 more towards the hospital in Royston, GA.
s residence in Glenbrook, NV.
WWI registration card, July Julia
er, Claire, mother, Cassie Merritt, brother-in-law, Babe Ruth and Ruth's biological daughter, Dorothy and Claire's daughter,24, 1894, clerk, Siegel Pharmasey
7, Babe spent long periods away from home with his girlfriend. d. cancer
anging the beneficiary from Dorothy to herself. Heartless greed.
nsfield Cemetery after a long illness
mpson who survived him. She was also survived by 2 sons, Frank C. Jr. of Piedra, CA & Jack of Seymour, MO, 2 daughters, Mrs. Eva Mae Buchanan of Mansfield, MO
ngel of Tijuana. d. in a Santa Barbara rest home
around St. Petersburg/Hernando area of FL. Supports cryonics.
apsed / died in downtown intersection, while on way to his doctor.
arm sys.('47-54), Phillies ass. GM('55-55) d. cardiac arrest
ember of Episcopal Church of the Advent in Kennent Square.
2-45, & St. Barnabas,Troy, NY, from '45-51, chap. in Brussels, '54-59.
. page for Blobe-Democrat.
894, clerk, Siegel Pharmasey residence: 215 77th-80th ST.
rs. Eva Mae Buchanan of Mansfield, MO