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Earle Combs
Birth: May 14, 1899
Death: Jul. 21, 1976

This husky six-footer, the quiet leadoff man of the powerful 1927 Yankees covered Yankee Stadium's spacious center field, leading the league's centerfielders in putouts. Combs' specialty was the three-base hit; he had three in a 1927 game, led the AL in triples three times, and collected 154 in his career. His career came to an end in 1934 when he smashed into the wall at Sportsman's park chasing a flyball. His skull was fractured and his career ended. He was inducted into the Hall of Famer in 1970. 
 
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 Parents:
  James J. Combs (1860 - 1941)
  Nannie Brandenburg Combs (1869 - 1948)
 
 Spouse:
  Ruth M. McCollum Combs (1901 - 1989)*
 
 Children:
  Earl B. Combs (1925 - 1990)*
 
 Siblings:
  Matt B. Combs (1889 - 1958)*
  Earle Combs (1899 - 1976)
  Conley C. Combs (1901 - 1984)*
  Clayton Neace Combs (1906 - 1942)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Richmond Cemetery
Richmond
Madison County
Kentucky, USA
Plot: Section T, Lot 40.
 
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Record added: Mar 02, 2001
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Earle Combs
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Earle Combs
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Earle Combs
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- LawBaby
 Added: May. 14, 2015
To Honor My Great Uncle..You are Missed..Daughter of Norma Jean Combs Williams, Granddaughter of Conley Carlos Combs. With Love
- Janice Williams Labay
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
To Honor My Great Uncle..You are Missed..Daughter of Norma Jean Combs Williams, Granddaughter of Conley Carlos Combs. With Love
- Janice Williams Labay
 Added: Apr. 14, 2015
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