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Michael Riley "Doc" Powers
Birth: Sep. 22, 1870
Pittsfield
Berkshire County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Apr. 26, 1909
Philadelphia
Philadelphia County
Pennsylvania, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was an outstanding catcher in the American League in the Early 20th Century. Played With Louisville and Washington of the National League and the Philadelphia Athletics and Highlanders of the American League. Was Eddie Plank's personal catcher while he was with the A's. He died from internal injuries sustained while chasing a foul ball in Shibe Park's inaugural game, April 12, 1909. (bio by: Frank Russo) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Florence W. Ehrmann Powers (1878 - 1969)*
 
 Children:
  Gertrude Naomi Powers (1904 - 1922)*
 
*Calculated relationship

Cause of death: Gangrene Of The Bowels
 
Burial:
Saint Louis Cemetery
Louisville
Jefferson County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section T, Lot 195, W 1/2
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 25, 2001
Find A Grave Memorial# 19729
Michael Riley Doc Powers
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Michael Riley Doc Powers
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Michael Riley Doc Powers
Added by: Frank Russo
 
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