Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Moriartys in:
 • Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
 • Evergreen Park
 • Cook County
 • Illinois
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
George Joseph Moriarty
Birth: Jul. 7, 1884
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Death: Apr. 8, 1964
Miami-Dade County
Florida, USA

Major League Baseball Player, Manager, Umpire. During his Major League career (1903 to 1916) he played third base for the Chicago Cubs, New York Highlanders, Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox. In eight consecutive seasons he stole 20 or more bases and he had a total of 248 career stolen bases; including stealing home eleven times. After his ball playing career, he was an American League umpire from 1917 to 1940 except for the years of 1927 to 1928 when he was the manager of the Detroit Tigers. During his time as an American League umpire he officiated in the 1921, 1925, 1930, 1933 and 1935 World Series. He was also the grandfather of actor Michael Moriarty, whose roles have included playing pitcher Henry Wiggen in the 1973 baseball movie "Bang the Drum Slowly". (bio by: DXA) 
Family links: 
  Catherine Stevens Moriarty (1859 - 1943)
  Ada Stone Moriarty (1881 - 1976)*
  Albert Joseph Moriarty (1874 - 1910)*
  John Moriarty (1876 - 1918)*
  William Joseph Moriarty (1883 - 1916)*
  George Joseph Moriarty (1884 - 1964)
  Joseph James Moriarty (1893 - 1950)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Mary Catholic Cemetery and Mausoleum
Evergreen Park
Cook County
Illinois, USA
Plot: Section B, Block 28, Lot 4, Grave N6
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: DXA
Record added: Apr 13, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35828878
George Joseph Moriarty
Added by: Ron Moody
George Joseph Moriarty
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Kaleen
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- R I P
 Added: Apr. 8, 2014
Your colorful career will never be forgotten, sir.
- Ron Ringler
 Added: Aug. 6, 2013
I light a candle for George Joseph Moriarty ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 20, 2012
There are 9 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.1 after 18 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service UPDATED