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Edward "Big Ed" Konetchy
Birth: Sep. 3, 1885
Death: May 27, 1947

Major League Baseball Player. Born in La Crosse, Wisconsin, he was a first baseman making his debut with the St. Louis Cardinals on June 29, 1907. For fifteen seasons, he played with the St. Louis Cardinals (1907-13), Pittsburgh Pirates (1914), Pittsburgh Rebels (1915), Boston Braves (1916-18), Brooklyn Robins (1919-20) and Philadelphia Phillies (1921). He batted over .300 four times, ending his career with a record of 2150 hits, 74 home runs, 992 runs batted in and a .281 batting average. In addition the being an infielder, he also pitched in middle relief for the St. Louis Cardinals (1910, 1913) and Boston Braves (1918), with a record of 1 win, 1 loss, 6 strike outs and a 4.32 earned run average. He died at age 62 of heart disease in Fort Worth, Texas, and was posthumously inducted into the Wisconsin Athletic Hall of Fame in 1961. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
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  Aubrey Konetchy (1885 - 1965)*
 
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Burial:
Greenwood Memorial Park and Mausoleum
Fort Worth
Tarrant County
Texas, USA
Plot: Sec. 29 Lot 138
 
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Record added: Apr 05, 2005
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