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Edward C. Gaedel
Birth: Jun. 8, 1925
Death: Jun. 18, 1961

Midget Baseball Player. He was 3' 7", and weighed about 65 pounds. His only time at bat was when he was 26 years old. He was the St Louis Brown's first batter in the second game of an August 19,1951 doubleheader against the Detroit Tigers. Gaedel walked in four pitches, was pinch-run for, and that was the end of his career. (The Detroit pitcher was Bob Cain.) 

Cause of death: Heart Attack (after a beating/mugging)
 
Burial:
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section G, gravestone number: X-363B
 
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Originally Created by: Find A Grave
Record added: May 14, 1998
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-Anonymous
 Added: Sep. 21, 2014
Mr Gardle was also the "Mercury man" for Mercury Records in Chicago,
- Don M
 Added: Jun. 24, 2014

- ted callas
 Added: Jun. 18, 2014
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