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HAL Jeffcoat
Birth: Sep. 6, 1924
West Columbia
Lexington County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Aug. 30, 2007
Tampa
Hillsborough County
Florida, USA

HAROLD (HAL) BENTLEY JEFFCOAD
SSGT, US ARMY
WORLD WAR II
PURPLE HEART

Major League Baseball Player. He was an outfielder and pitcher for twelve seasons (1948 to 1959) with the Chicago Cubs, Cincinnati Reds and St. Louis Cardinals. He enjoyed his most successful offensive year in 1948, when he had a career high 132 hits with a .279 batting average. In 1954, Jeffcoat made the adjustment from outfielder to pitcher and recorded 12 victories in 1957. He had 487 hits with a .248 lifetime batting average. In 245 games as a pitcher, Jeffcoat won 39 and lost 37 with a 4.22 lifetime era. He died of complications from a stroke.
 (bio by: C.S.) 
 
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  Valma Viola Ala Jeffcoat (1919 - 2010)*
 
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Burial:
Florida National Cemetery
Bushnell
Sumter County
Florida, USA
Plot: Section 602, Site 314
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Sep 01, 2007
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