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Ernest Evar Swanson
Birth: Oct. 15, 1902
De Kalb
DeKalb County
Illinois, USA
Death: Jul. 17, 1973
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA

Major League Baseball Player. He was an outfielder for five seasons in the major leagues. He played for the Cincinnati Reds from 1929 to 1930 and the Chicago White Sox from 1932 to 1934. He compiled a .303 career batting average and batted in 170 runs. He was one of the fastest men in baseball, setting a record for circling the bases that still stands. He also was a running back for three different teams in a four-year career in the National Football League. He played for the Milwaukee Badgers in 1924, the Rock Island Independents in 1925, and finished with the Chicago Cardinals from 1925 to 1927. During those years he scored three touchdowns. (bio by: Mel Bashore) 
 
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 Parents:
  Abraham Swanson (1876 - 1959)
  Anna B Swanson (1870 - 1943)
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Memorial Gardens
Galesburg
Knox County
Illinois, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Mel Bashore
Record added: Jun 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38094153
Ernest Evar Swanson
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Ernest Evar Swanson
Added by: Mel Bashore
 
Ernest Evar Swanson
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- MosherSt.Munger
 Added: Jul. 17, 2014

- J.Sullivan
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
I left a tribute 4 yrs ago but wanted to say Happy Birthday. Mary came home this Thanksgiving Day weekend. Didn't have a great day yesterday though.
- Don MacBeth
 Added: Oct. 15, 2013
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