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Edward Francis "Doc" Lafitte
Birth: Apr. 7, 1886
New Orleans
Orleans Parish
Louisiana, USA
Death: Apr. 12, 1971
Jenkintown
Montgomery County
Pennsylvania, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was a right handed pitcher making his debut for the Detroit Tigers on April 16, 1909. For parts of fives seasons, he played with the Detroit Tigers (1909-12), Brooklyn Tip-Tops (1914) and Buffalo Blues (1915). He concluded his career with a record of 37 wins, 35 lost, 47 complete games, 1 shutout, 6 saves, 262 strikeouts and a 3.33 earned run average. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Ivy Hill Cemetery
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Robert
Record added: Feb 16, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 13358818
Edward Francis Doc Lafitte
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
 
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- bob tarte
 Added: Nov. 7, 2013
After an 11-8 season with the 1911 Tigers, Lafitte told manager Hughie Jennings that he wanted to leave early the following season to resume dental school. Jennings told him if he left early to keep on going. Lafitte did. He became a dentist, but he also ...(Read more)
- KParn
 Added: Jul. 21, 2013

- Kristi
 Added: Apr. 8, 2010
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