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Harry H. "Cookie" Lavagetto
Original name: Attilio Harry Lavagetto
Birth: Dec. 1, 1912
Oakland
Alameda County
California, USA
Death: Aug. 10, 1990
Orinda
Contra Costa County
California, USA

Major League Baseball Player. Nicknamed "Cookie", he was a third baseman making his debut with the Pittsburgh Pirates on April 17, 1934. For ten seasons, he played with the Pittsburgh Pirates (1934-36), Brooklyn Dodgers (1937-41, 1946-47) and missed four full seasons due to military service during World War II. He also was a four time All-Star (1938-41). He finished his playing career with a record of 487 runs scored, 945 hits, 40 home runs, 486 runs batted in and a .269 batting average. In 1961, he became the Minnesota Twins first manager, plus also was a coach for the New York Mets (1962-63) and San Francisco Giants (1964-67). He died in his sleep at age 77. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
 
Burial:
Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery
Saint Helena
Napa County
California, USA
 
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Record added: Dec 08, 1998
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Harry H. Cookie Lavagetto
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